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Crunch Time at the Capitol

Posted May 4, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

By Friday of this week Governor Deal was supposed to announce his decision on several key pieces of legislation, particularly SB 364.

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Legislative Alert

Posted April 28, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

We have learned today that the Governor’s Office has not scheduled a signing ceremony for SB 364.  That leaves two options for SB 364, the Governor can allow it to become law without signing it or he can veto it.   PLEASE take time to contact the Governor’s Office and ask him not to veto SB 364.

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Good Friday at Last!

Posted March 25, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

After midnight last evening one of the most emotion filled sessions of the Georgia General Assembly came to a fluttering end.   Two of the major emotional issues were religious freedom and campus gun carry. Religious freedom as HB 757 was amended and passed both House and Senate and now rests with the Governor.

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Almost Done………

Posted March 23, 2016 12:00 AM by Jimmy Stokes

The 2016 Georgia General Assembly is scheduled to have its last legislative day tomorrow, March 24.  There are many bills and issues left to be resolved and you will get the Sine Die Report on Friday.


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