Week 3

The Snow Begins at the Capitol What promised to be an active week at the Capitol was quickly stifled when “SnowPocalypse2014” changed the direction the week would ultimately take. The Legislature has adopted an Adjournment Resolution that has the General Assembly in … Continue reading

Georgia Downtown Renaissance Act

One measure the Council supports, the Georgia Downtown Renaissance Act, House Bill 128, continues to reside in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The legislation, sponsored by Macon Representative Allen Peake (R) and supported by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), proposes state … Continue reading

Week 2

The Legislature has adopted an Adjournment Resolution that has the General Assembly in Session Days Monday – Friday the January 27th-31st; Monday – Friday week of Feb 3rd – 7th; Monday – Thursday week of Feb 10th – 13th; Off Friday Feb 14th … Continue reading

Week 1

A Legislative Sprint: The General Assembly Convenes PHOTO CREDIT: GEORGIA SENATE PRESS OFFICE The Georgia General Assembly kicked off what is shaping up to be a Session that will work at a sprinters pace due to a federal judge’s ruling that … Continue reading

UNDER THE GOLD DOME WEEK 1

On January 14, the Georgia General Assembly began the 2013 Legislative Session with a much different look in one Chamber than in 2012. The Georgia Senate elected David Shafer (R-Duluth) as President Pro Tempore and Senator Ronnie Chance (R-Tyrone) as … Continue reading