Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

ATLANTA - State Rep. Allen Peake said he will make a pitch to a powerful Senate committee to meld two medical marijuana bills passed by the upper and lower chambers of the General Assembly.

Georgia lawmakers vote as deadline nears

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers on Wednes day passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the rest of the 40-day session...

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...reaching the state House of Representatives and the governor's desk this year.In the interest of transparency, Georgia lawmakers should give this flawed bill, and its eventual House companion, a "no" vote without further delay.

Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers pushed dozens of bills through the House and Senate on Friday, working into the evening to meet a deadline for keeping proposed...

Make-or-break day at Ga. Legislature

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers face a key deadline for bills to maintain a shot at becoming law this year. A Senate rule requires that bills pass their originating...

Ga. legislative deadline looms this week

ATLANTA - This week brings a major deadline for Georgia lawmakers in their aggressive schedule to wrap up the legislative session by April 2. To maintain a chance of becoming law, bills must...

Ga. eyes insurance overhaul

ATLANTA -- Georgia lawmakers are considering insurance bills that would create major changes in health plan networks in the state.The Senate Insurance and...

Measure would end Georgia tax break on jet fuel

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers might eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of...

House bill would remove limitations on cancer hospital

...ATLANTA - A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.Illinois-based Cancer Treatment Centers of America was allowed to set up shop in...

Bill to create titles for boat ownership in Georgia

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker says boat owners could have an easier time getting financing, selling their crafts and straightening out their taxes if Georgia...