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After the Eclipse: What to (Sky)Watch for Next

August 22, 2017

The recent total solar eclipse might have been a once-in-a-lifetime event. But your life isn’t over, and there are other astronomical phenomena to see.

Stay Safe on Monday for the Solar Eclipse

August 17, 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, parts of America will plunge into darkness in the middle of the day. You don’t want to miss it, but remember to protect your eyes! Learn how to identify proper viewing equipment, how to stay safe on the roads, and more.

Georgia Appreciates the Arts with the Georgia Musical Investment Act

August 15, 2017

Music and theatrical production companies can now earn tax credits of 15 or 20% of qualified expenditures! Learn more about the new law and see what else Georgia provides for local artists.

It’s Time to Apply to be a Legislative Intern!

August 8, 2017

The State of Georgia offers various legislative internships to college students that foster professional learning and growth. Applications are due soon; don’t miss their deadlines!

After Time Served: Pardons and Restoration of Rights

August 1, 2017

Learn how former offenders in Georgia can restore their rights and seek pardon after completing their prison sentence.

2017-2018 Hunting Seasons: Deer, Turkey, Bear, and More

July 25, 2017

Are you ready to grab your tree stand and ammo and hit the road? Start here for dates and regulations for some of the more popular upcoming seasons.

How Georgia’s K-12 Students are Learning Bilingual Skills

July 18, 2017

The evidence supporting bilingual education is clear and mounting. That's why 37 Georgia schools provide dual language immersion programs! Starting in kindergarten, students take half of their classes in English and the other half in 1 of 5 other languages.

Learn to Hunt

July 13, 2017

Is it time you or your children learn how to bring in your own game? Learn when you need a hunting license, how to get one, and what programs are available for young hunters.

Buy Your Favorite Craft Beer Directly From Your Local Brewery!

July 11, 2017

The 2017 legislative session brought us Senate Bill 85 — allowing Georgia breweries and brewpubs to sell their beer for consumption on site.

How to Run for Public Office

July 5, 2017

Do you have a passion for public service and the people of Georgia? Maybe it’s time to run for public office.

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