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ATLANTA - There is an excitement akin to the last day of school when the Georgia General Assembly reaches its final day.
ATLANTA - Transportation was the issue that Lt. Gov Casey Cagle was banking on Friday, and as the final minutes ticked away from the 2009 session, so did hope for a 1-cent sales tax that would fund hundreds of road projects.
The state Senate on Friday passed a pair of bills authorizing a nonbinding referendum on an elected mayor and board of education chairman for the city of Gainesville.
2010 budget doesn't cut building funds The $18.6 billion budget approved Friday by the General Assembly includes the full $31.2 million for a new academic building at Gainesville State College. The state Senate voted 47-4 to approve the fiscal year 2010 spending plan. Earlier in the day, the House approved it by a vote of 137-41. All members of Hall County's House delegation voted for the bill. The deal struck by budget writers on Friday ...
The Georgia General Assembly has completed work on its one required item: the state budget.
ATLANTA - The state Senate has passed a pair of bills authorizing a nonbinding referendum on an elected mayor and board of education chairman for the city of Gainesville.
ATLANTA - The compromise budget approved Friday by House and Senate conferees includes the full $31.2 million for a new academic building at Gainesville State College. It also contains $16.4 million for building renovations on the campus of North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House gave final approval to a bill by Rep. James Mills, R-Chestnut Mountain, which would permit adoption of embryos. The House voted to accept minor changes made by the Senate.
The Georgia General Assembly will begin a fast and furious game of beat the clock when the opening gavel sounds today in the House and Senate.
A dispute between a Gainesville state representative and the chairman of the Senate Rules Committee erupted onto the floor of both houses of the General Assembly Wednesday.
BY HARRIS BLACKWOOD