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
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
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources has formed a group to examine the inner-workings of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The working group will be led by Representative Doc Hastings (R-Washington), and Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming). Along with … Continue reading
Governor Signs House Bill 202: Lifts Regulations and Frees DOT Funding for Interstate Highways Based on State Needs
The General Assembly passed House Bill 202 during the 2013 Session and at first glance, it appears to be a routine bill. When you read the bill and the law behind it, one is able to see, in a post-TSPLOST … Continue reading
The Council for Quality Growth was active at the Ga. General Assembly as the Legislature gaveled Friday, Legislative Day 14 to a close. Although it has been an unusually slow start to the Session, there are still bills of interest … Continue reading
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
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