The 2020 Georgia Legislative Session may well go down as one of the longest and strangest in the state’s history. Facing across-the-board budgetary cutbacks, legislators began the session in January looking for ways to balance the state budget, and that was before COVID-19 (otherwise known as the Coronavirus) was a thought in anyone’s mind. Poor policy decisions over the past decade meant the state budget had been placed at risk.… Read more
With a new Governor and Lt. Governor, along with increased numbers of Democrats, Georgia’s 2019 Legislative Session began on a ominous note when the Republican majority introduced new Senate Rules changes that would have curtailed reporting of sexual harassment complaints against sitting senators and senate candidates, along with harsh suppression of free speech.
The swift and furious protest of the Democrats led to a promise from the Lt.… Read more