HB 204 passes House – No Fees on your property tax bill

Feb 28, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

I would like to publicly thank both Republicans and Democrats that sided with individual property owners today and voted YES on HB 204. There is a better way to deliver services. Many, in fact most, communities provide the services their citizens desire WITHOUT putting their property at risk. HB 204 passed the House with a ...

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Capitol Update Week 7 – House focuses on childcare and adoption

Feb 26, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

[caption id="attachment_6322" align="aligncenter" width="573"] Rep Harrell presents HB 41 to the Georgia House.[/caption] House focuses on childcare and adoption House Bill 250, by Rep Mandi Ballinger, is bipartisan legislation providing support for Georgia's foster parents and foster children. This measure permits flexibility for the Department of Family and Children's Services with regard to processing background checks and ...

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2017 Capitol Update Week 6 – House passes $25 billion budget

Feb 19, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

Deralyn and Dana Swilley serve as Pages in the Georgia House House passes $25 billion FY 2018 Budget House Bill 44, the Fiscal Year 2018 budget, passed the House with a single no vote. The proposed budget is balanced at $24.9 billion. Sixty-two percent of new revenue is allocated to education, 15% to transportation, 10% for public ...

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Capitol Update Week 5 – Full Speed Ahead

Feb 14, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

  Rep. Micah Gravley and Firefighter heroes after passage of HB 146. Passed the House this week . . . House Bill 146, by Rep. Micah Gravley, will greatly benefit Georgia's brave firefighters by requiring insurance coverage for those serving on-duty over 12 consecutive months and have been diagnosed with cancer and are unable to continue working as ...

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