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  • Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorSine Die at the CapitolBy: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  The Senate adjourned Sine Die just before midnight on April 2nd, marking the end of the 2019 Legislative Session and handing the baton to Governor Kemp. The governor has 40 days to sign or veto any legislation the General Assembly passed this year, meaning May 12th is the last day new laws will be ...read more
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    Monday, April 01, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:    Ines Owens, DirectorWeek 11 at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  The Senate completed its last full legislative week on Friday, leaving us just one day away from Sine Die. Over the course of the last week, we passed 88 bills and resolutions, and several important measures, including the budget and heartbeat bill, received final passage. Here are a few of the ...read more
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    Friday, March 29, 2019
                                    PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorSenate Bills 121, 135 and 225 Pass the Georgia House  ATLANTA (March 28, 2019) | Senate Bills 121, 135 and 225, all sponsored by Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry), recently passed the Georgia House of Representatives.  “I am pleased to see these bills receive favorable consideration in the House and continue their journey ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorWeek Nine at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  Last week in the Senate, we got to work vetting, amending and passing legislation sent to us from the House. Much of that legislation has to do with taxes, as all tax legislation must originate in the House, so I will be updating you in the next few weeks on what tax legislation we’ll be hearing ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    COLUMN Contact:  Ines Owens, DirectorWeek 10 at the Capitol  By: Sen. Larry Walker (R – Perry)  This week, the Senate completed its 10th legislative week, leaving us with just a little over a week to work our way through the remaining 180 House bills and resolutions. This next week will be our busiest as the last few bills remaining in committee will either be passed out or not make it ...read more
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