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2015 Fall Legislative Preview

Sep 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett

2015 Fall Legislative Preview The 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly begins Monday, January 12. Several have asked what I am working on for next session; so, here is a preview of several items: There are a number of important issues facing our state including jobs, education, transportation, and budgetary concerns. Though I actively participate in ...

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2014 Session Wrap Up

Mar 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett

The 2014 Session of the Georgia General Assembly ended Thursday, March 20 at midnight. Several highlights include: Bills passed and waiting action by the Governor Bills not vetoed by the Governor will become law on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. HB 744 The 2015 Budget at $20.8 billion in state dollars reflects a 4.6% ($916 million) increase over the prior ...

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Brett Harrell will seek re-election to State House District 106

Mar 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett

Representative Brett Harrell, a two-term member of the Georgia General Assembly, officially qualified for re-election to State House District 106. State House District 106 is comprised of the vast majority of Snellville and smaller portions of Lawrenceville, Grayson, and Loganville. "I am grateful to represent the citizens and businesses in District 106 at the State House and I look forward ...

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Capitol Update Week 7 – Preparing for “Crossover”

Mar 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett

Last week Last week was a very busy week completing necessary committee work in preparation for "Crossover Day" on Monday. Crossover is the 30th day of the 40-day legislative session and the date by which a bill must pass one chamber to permit enough time to complete the process in the other chamber and become law. The ...

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