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NOTES FROM THE SENATE, JANUARY 19, 2018
SESSION BEGINS WITH UNCERTAINTY FROM WASHINGTON

The 2018 Session of the General Assembly has opened with a bright outlook for the state for the year ahead but with a degree of caution due to uncertainty from Washington. Gov. Deal has submitted conservative budget proposals for Amended FY 2018 and the General Budget for FY 2019. There seems to be a general feeling among members to expedite the Session and not delay getting back home for campaigns this election year. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, JANUARY 12, 2018
DECEMBER REVENUES-BEST MONTH ALL YEAR!

Georgia's revenues for December fulfilled the prophecy of the "Ten Reasons to be Optimistic" column and produced a break-out month showing an overall 10.0% gain for the month over December of last year. Revenues totaled $2.264 billion with a gain of $206.1 million. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, JANUARY 5, 2018
ISSUES OF THE 2018 SESSION-PART I

The 2018 Session of the General Assembly begins or will have begun on January 8, 2018. Because this is the second year of the biennial, legislation that did not pass in 2017 could possibly move through the system faster and voting on some issues could happen very early in the Legislative Session...or not. There are a lot of reasons, political and strategic, why legislation does not move on a linear scale to completion. (More)

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