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Bill to Strengthen Private Property Rights Met with Pushback in Rules Committee

A bill filed in the Georgia House that would restrict local government power and strengthen private property rights of landowners was met with strong opposition in the House Rules committee on Wednesday morning.

Perdue Named Chairman of Seapower & Housing Subcommittees

Senator David Perdue Announces New Subcommittee Chairmanships

Georgia Right to Life Praises LIFE Act – A Heartbeat bill filed in the...

Georgia Right to Life (GRTL) said Monday that the organization is encouraged by legislation that has been introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives that could save thousands of innocent lives.

Bill Seeks to Prohibit Private Prisons in Georgia

Private corporations would not be able to operate correctional facilities in Georgia under a new bill proposed by a number of state representatives. The bill follows a state audit that showed private prisons are not more cost effective for taxpayers over state-run prisons.

Kemp Files Bill to Support Rural Airports

“This legislation allows Georgia to leverage federal aviation funds to directly benefit rural airports, create jobs, and spur economic growth in surrounding communities.”

1 Bill Seeks to Audit Tax Credits in GA, Second to Rein in Legislative...

Georgia lawmakers would have to jump through additional hoops before adopting legislation to offer tax credits and to impose new tax credits under two measures introduced this week.

Proposal Seeks to Regulate Contentious Landlord-Tenant Relationships

Landlords would not be permitted to retaliate, as defined by the state, against tenants who complain about landlord services if a new measure filed in the Georgia House passes.

Georgia House Agriculture Committee Adds More Regulation to Hemp Bill

One of the licensing fees was reduced, but more regulation was imposed across the board.

Gov. Kemp Announces Partnership With SANS Institute for Cyber Workforce Development

"Georgia is fast becoming the Cyber Capital of the World, so we must have a workforce ready to take on the jobs of the 21st century," said Governor Kemp.

Groups Sue Camden County, Spaceport Consultants For Witholding Public Safety Documents

Georgia Conservation Groups File Suit against County, Consultants for Withholding Key Documents Group alleges Camden County Keeps Local Residents in the Dark about Spaceport Risks