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Ga. lawmakers press forward on medical marijuana

While an effort to bring a form of medical marijuana to Georgia garnered bipartisan support during the most recent legislative session, hurdles remain as lawmakers prepare to make another attempt at passing the legislation next year.

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Georgia gun bill passes House, faces uphill climb in Senate

A bill that broadens Georgian's rights to carry weapons into bars, churches and college campuses passed easily in the Georgia House on crossover day.

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Oversight weak on expense system for Ga. lawmakers

Georgia lawmakers face little scrutiny and few standards when they claim upward of $1 million annually in expense pay under a system that relies heavily on their honesty.

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Georgia lawmakers pass abortion bill on last day

New restrictions on late-term abortions in Georgia passed with just minutes remaining in the 2012 session.

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Georgia open government bill gets early vote

Agencies that illegally withhold records from the public would face more expensive fines under a rewrite of Georgia’s open government law that won initial approval Monday from a House subcommittee.


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