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Low THC Oil Access & Cultivation Plan to Be Filed in Georgia House

Lawmakers have released concrete parameters for their plan to pursue in-state cultivation to provide for access to Low THC Oil for those on the state registry in Georgia.

Abrams’ Group ‘Fair Fight’ Releases Poll on Election Reform

The group says 78% of voters call for expanded voting hours, more weekend hours, and more polling locations.

Bill Would Exempt Active-Duty Military from Georgia Income Tax

It’s the year of the military in the Georgia legislature as lawmakers have filed bill after bill to provide relief of military members in Georgia.

Bill Mandates Manufacturers Level Playing Field for Repair Companies

By definition, the bill levels the playing field for companies and service providers that are not ‘authorized repair providers’ under contract with manufacturers of different equipment and devices.

Republicans Counter Dem Legislation with Protections, Punishments for Monument Removal

The bill would add additional protections while prohibiting local governments from removing the monuments or relocating them to a museum.

Bill Seeks to Protect Religious Views, Voluntary Prayer in Public Schools

A bill filed in the Georgia legislature seeks to prohibit discrimination of public school students and teachers on the basis of religious viewpoints or expression.

Former City of Atlanta Employee Cited for Open Records Act Violations

“Openness and transparency in government are vital to upholding the public trust. I am confident that this action sends a clear message that the Georgia Open Records Act will be enforced,” said Attorney General Carr.

Gov. Kemp Appoints Shawnzia Thomas to Lead Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

The agency protects individuals in public employment from discrimination based on an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age and secures compliance with federal and state fair housing laws.

Bipartisan Bill Brings GA Lawmaker Salary to Over $56,000/Year, 3.5X Increase

A bill filed in the Georgia legislature would bring the the annual salary of Georgia lawmakers in line with median annual household income in Georgia, which would allow the pay to automatically adjust without legislative review should the median number increase or decrease.

Georgia hemp regulation proposal among most restrictive in the nation

The fee for processing in Georgia is set at $100,000, but the fee in Kentucky is $500/year and Pennsylvania has no fee at all. Both of these states already have programs up and running and have submitted additional pans to the USDA.