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Anderson: Week 12 under the Gold Dome

My first session as a state Senator has come to an end and I couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity to serve the ...

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Sen. Tonya Anderson welcomes Gladys Brown to the Senate Chamber

Senator Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) welcomed Gladys Brown to the Senate Chamber on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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Campus gun bill passes, adoption update stuck at Sine Die

Georgia lawmakers agreed to allow concealed handguns on college campuses but failed to update the state law on adoption before the gavel fell on this ...

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Last day of the 2017 Assembly

“Sine Die” (the last day of the Session) was long and slow in the House, but very busy in the Senate as the Senators got ...

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Lawmakers remain at odds on details of campus gun bill

ATLANTA (AP) — Only hours remain before Georgia lawmakers adjourn for the year but they still disagree about the details of a bill allowing anyone 21 ...

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Anderson: Week 11 under the Gold Dome

With just two days left in the 2017 legislative session, we’re almost to the end of what has been an eventful first year as ...

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Belton: A little about Georgia's new budget

The House and Senate passed a joint budget in the quickest amount of time in recent history, totaling $24. billion, a small 5.3 percent ...

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Jeffares: Week 11 under the Gold Dome

Now that we’ve wrapped up week 11 and completed legislative day 38, we only have two legislative days left this session to complete our ...

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Jeffares: Week 10 under the Gold Dome

We’re in the home stretch of the 2017 legislative session with only five more legislative days left to vet and pass legislation. Committees are ...

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Anderson:Bringing family to the Capitol

This week represents a turning point in the 2017 legislative session as we finally have begun to wind things down with the passage of 17 ...

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Belton: 'Sausage-making' getting frustrating at the Capitol

Very few bills passed this week as the House and Senate “horse-trade” some bills and hold others “hostage” that are important to the other Chamber ...

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Town Hall Meeting hosted by Sen. Tonya Anderson set for March 27

Sen. Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) invites you to join her for a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at ...

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Anderson: Happily serving at the Capitol

Last Friday was Crossover Day and arguably one of the busiest times during the session for legislators. Crossover Day signifies the last day Senate bills ...

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Jeffares: Week 9 from under the Gold Dome

This week, the Georgia Senate completed day 33 of the 40-day Legislative Session. With Crossover Day successfully behind us, my colleagues and I are now ...

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Belton: Best bills move forward during lull

This week was very slow at the Capitol as the Senate and House start to look at each other’s bills. This is fairly typical ...

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Lawmakers pass bills on gun rights, delay debate on casinos

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers passed dozens of bills Friday, rushing to meet a key deadline for the 40-day session.

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Jeffares: Week 8 from under the Gold Dome

The Capitol halls were buzzing with excitement this week as we reached another important milestone in the 2017 legislative session: Crossover Day. This is a ...

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Belton: Crossover Day brings excitement to the Capitol

This week was a whirlwind of activity as we came upon Crossover Day, the day in which a bill must pass one legislative body to ...

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