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Local lawmakers discuss what passed, what failed in the 2022 legislative session
Emory Dunahoo, R-Gillsville, reacts as fellow House members throw up paper at the conclusion of the legislative session in the House Chamber on Sine Die, the last day of the General Assembly at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Local lawmakers were in the Capitol past midnight early Tuesday morning, April 5, voting on the final bills of the 2022 legislative session, including legislation that would allow for permitless carry of firearms, ban teaching of certain divisive concepts in schools and legislation to increase medical transparency.