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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Government Transparency

Becoming a Law: The Governor's Role

March 31, 2014

Even though legislators hold a major roll in creating bills during the legislative session, a bill can't officially become a law without the governor's help.

Sine Die: Day 40 of the 2014 Legislative Session

March 20, 2014

Today is the last day of the 2014 Legislative Session, also known as Sine Die. With many bills and resolutions on the table, our senators and representatives have lots of work to do!

Doorkeepers: The Gateway to the State Senate

March 14, 2014

Unknown to many, 10 people in the Georgia State Senate control the flow of the session in ways you’ve never imagined.

A Day in the Life: Senate Intern

March 12, 2014

Follow Gregory Bieger as he walks us through his daily job of being an intern for the Senate Press Office.

How To File An Open Records Request

February 20, 2014

Open records can be easily accessed by the public.

How Does Georgia’s Budget Work?

February 6, 2014

Learn the process of how the state of Georgia creates a budget each year.

Sen. Shafer Discusses the 2014 Legislative Session

January 14, 2014

Sen. David Shafer, President Pro Tempore of the Georgia Senate, reports the happenings of the Senate after Day One.

How to Get Your Needs Heard: Contacting Your State Legislators

January 10, 2014

Do you know a solution for a problem concerning Georgia government? Are you experiencing difficulty with a government process yourself? Learn how you can talk to your elected legislators and be heard.

Legislative Session Starts Today

January 10, 2014

The day has finally come. Today marks the first of 40 days for the 2014 Legislative Session.

Requesting a Proclamation or Commendation from the Governor

December 20, 2013

Requesting a proclamation or a commendation from Governor Deal contain many similarities. However, there are a few minute differences that might be worth noting.

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