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2019 Legislative Update – March 13, 2019

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2019 Legislative Update The Georgia General Assembly adjourned on Wednesday, March 13, after completing the 31st legislative day.  The House and Senate are in session three days this week but most of the time is being spent in committee meetings to hold hearings on bills that crossed over. Last week the House passed the following… Read more »

2019 Legislative Update Week 3 – February 4, 2019

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2019 Legislative Update Legislative Days 12-16 The Georgia General Assembly adjourned Friday after completing the 16th legislative day.  The Legislature will meet four days this week. Governor Kemp announced that he will be seeking Medicaid waivers to develop a state focused plan to cover uninsured Georgians.  Legislation to move forward with a waiver was introduced by the… Read more »

2019 Weekly Legislative Report – Joint Budget Hearing Week January 23rd

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  2019 Weekly Legislative Report Joint Budget Hearing Week During this recess week, the House and Senate Appropriations Committees held joint hearings.  Each Statewide Office, Supreme Court, and State Departments presented their proposed budgets this Tuesday, January 22nd and concluded Wednesday, January 23rd with Governor Brian Kemp.  His presentation focused on gang violence, teacher pay raises,… Read more »

2019 Legislative Update Week 1 – January 21, 2019

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    2019 Legislative Update Week 1 – January 21, 2019 The first week of the 2019 Session was marked by a number of events.  The Governor, Lt. Governor, and all of Georgia’s Constitutional Officers were sworn in last Monday at 2pm at the McCamish Pavilion on Georgia Tech’s campus.  A link to watch the… Read more »

2018 Legislative Update Week 5 – February 9, 2018

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2018 Legislative Update Week 5 – February 9, 2018 Legislative Days 15-18 The Georgia Assembly completed day 18 of its 40 day session on Thursday.  The pace of legislation has certainly quickened as we are nearing “cross-over day,” which will be on day 28 of the session, instead of the usual day 30.  The Legislature… Read more »

2018 Legislative Update Week 3 – January 26, 2018

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2018 Legislative Update Week 3 – January 26, 2018 Legislative Days 7-10 The Legislature completed legislative day 10 on Thursday, January 25.  Both the House and Senate are in recess until 10:00 AM on Monday, January 29.  The legislature passed an adjournment resolution which sets the calendar for the remainder of the 40-day session.  Crossover… Read more »