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Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

...anti-gay discrimination remained bottled up in a state House committee Thursday evening. Supporters tabled it last week...attempts being successful."I'm not going to have the House committee process subverted," Ralston said in an evening interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-02/georgia-house-speaker-says-no-vote-
No exceptions

...endorsed legislation to prevent any anti-constitutional foreign law from being practiced in Texas courts. A Texas House Committee is considering such legislation.Eight other states have adopted similar protections. And the ultra-liberal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-01/no-exceptions
Proposal would cut time for suing over Georgia workplace injuries

...Nimmer, one of the administration's floor leaders, and cosponsored by Rep. Mark Hamilton, the chairman of the House committee."The intent of this bill is to shorten up the time frame that an employee can leave an employer and then come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-30/proposal-would-cut-time-su
Governor Deal's plan for failing schools moves to statewide vote in 2016

...enabling legislation, which includes details of how the new district would function, requires Senate agreement after a House committee made some minor changes. It passed the House, 108-53.In a written statement, Deal said he believes voters will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/governor-deals-plan-failing-sch
Autism bill looks stalled in Ga. House

/ATLANTA -- The fight over autism treatment coverage continued in a House committee hearing Monday, pitting organizations concerned about costs against those advocating for the most effective services for children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-24/autism-bill-looks-stalle
Gov. Nikki Haley willing to compromise on road funding, but only if she gets tax relief too

...look at alternatives.Both the House and Senate are working on their own plans. The version created by a special House committee would keep the gas tax the same, but start charging sales tax on fuel and combine that with an income tax cut to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/gov-nikki-haley-willing-compr
Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...period to use and then destroy images of vehicle tags recorded by car-mounted cameras. This bill was approved by a House committee but died when the Rules Committee never scheduled it for a vote.HB 111: School districts could have raised extra...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Georgia Legislature heads for closing day

...eyes on a "religious freedom" bill stalled in a House committee.By law, Georgia's General Assembly meets for...proposals before lawmakers:'RELIGIOUS FREEDOM': A House committee has taken no action since last week on state Sen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-01/georgia-legislature-head
Stalled 'religious freedom' measure's opponents, supporters ramp up pressure with days left

ATLANTA - A divisive "religious freedom" bill remains stalled in a Georgia House committee as lawmakers enter the final two days of the legislative session.The House Judiciary Committee was to meet Monday morning and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/stalled-religious-freedom-mea
Georgia 'religious freedom' bill stalls in committee

ATLANTA - A divisive "religious freedom" bill stalled Thursday in a Geor gia House committee after a Re pub lican member successfully added anti-discrimination language.Members of the Judiciary Com mittee voted to table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-26/georgia-religious-freedo