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2015 Capitol Update – Week 2 – Budget Preparations

Jan 24, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

Budget Week - Governor proposes $21.8 billion state budget Budget docs here. The General Assembly took no official action during our second week of the 2015 Session. The Senate and House met in Joint Session to begin the process of reviewing the Governor's budget proposals for the Amended FY 15 and FY 16 fiscal years. The Governor's FY 16 budget proposes over ...

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Rep. Brett Harrell Appointed Ways & Means Subcommittee Chair

Jan 22, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Betsy Lynch Thursday, January 22, 2015 (404) 656-3996 betsy.lynch@house.ga.gov   Rep. Brett Harrell Appointed Ways & Means Subcommittee Chair ATLANTA – State Representative Jay Powell (R-Camilla), Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, recently appointed State Representative Brett Harrell (R-Snellville) to serve as the Chairman of the Ad Valorem Tax Subcommittee. “Representative Harrell has demonstrated a strong ...

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Rep. Brett Harrell Introduces E-Billing Property Tax Legislation

Jan 21, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Betsy Lynch Tuesday, January 20, 2015 (404) 656-3996 betsy.lynch@house.ga.gov   Rep. Brett Harrell Introduces E-Billing Property Tax Legislation ATLANTA – State Representative Brett Harrell (R-Snellville) today introduced House Bill 49, legislation that would permit the option to elect paperless billing for property taxes. “Upon becoming law, HB 49 responds to citizens’ desires for simplified billing, while having the ...

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2015 Capitol Update – Week 1

Jan 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

We're back! On Monday, January 12, 2015, I took the Oath of Office along with 179 other Representatives  and 56 Senators as we began the 153rd Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly. Governor Deal delivered his annual State of the State address in the House Chamber on Wednesday, January 14 and on Friday, January 16; the Governor ...

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