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Legislative Update, Week 6 – February 16, 2018

On Monday, February 12, my House colleagues and I reconvened at the Georgia State Capitol for week six of the 2018 legislative session. The General Assembly is now officially over half-way through this year’s session, and “Cross Over Day” is …

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Legislative Update, Week 5 – February 9, 2018

The House kicked off the fifth week of the 2018 legislative session on Monday, February 5, and with only a few weeks left until “Cross Over Day,” we had a very busy legislative agenda to tackle. My House colleagues and …

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Legislative Update, Week 4 – February 2, 2018

We returned to the Gold Dome on Monday, January 29 for the fourth week of the 2018 legislative session. This week, House committees continued to hold hearings to review and discuss bill proposals, and the House convened Monday through Thursday …

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Legislative Update, Week 3 – January 26, 2018

On Monday, January 22, the House convened for the third week of the 2018 legislative session. By the end of this week, we completed Legislative Day 10, which means the General Assembly is now one-fourth of the way through our …

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Legislative Update, Week 2 – January 19, 2018

My House colleagues and I returned to the Gold Dome on Tuesday, January 16, for the second week of the 2018 legislative session. This week, we began the state budget process, which is one of the most important responsibilities we …

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Legislative Update, Week 1 – January 12, 2018

The House convened for the second regular session of the 154th Georgia General Assembly on Monday, January 8, 2018. The first week of session is always eventful and exciting, and this year was no exception. My House colleagues and …

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Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 11

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The Georgia General Assembly reconvened under the Gold Dome this past Monday, March 20 for day 36 of the 2017 legislative session. Sine die is less than a week away, and the House had another busy week of reviewing legislation …

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Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 10

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On Monday, March 13, my House colleagues and I resumed our legislative business on Capitol Hill for legislative day 32 and the tenth week of the 2017 legislative session. With only a few legislative days remaining to complete our work …

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Legislative Session Update 2017 for Week 9

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We returned to the Gold Dome this past Monday, March 6 for legislative day 29, which began the ninth week of the 2017 session. We completed Crossover Day last Friday, and with that legislative milestone behind us, the House went …

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Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 8

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The House reconvened on Monday, February 27 to begin our eighth week of the 2017 legislative session, and on Friday, March 3 we reached legislative day 28, also known as “Crossover Day.” Each year, Crossover Day marks a crucial deadline …

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“We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” – Ronald Reagan…