As session ends, Governor leads effort to help rural hospitals

The 2014 legislative session reached final adjournment in the late hours of Thursday, March 20. The previous day, members of the Georgia Legislative Rural Caucus, which I chair, and officials with the state Department of Community... READ MORE


House gives final approval to tax relief legislation

The House of Representatives voted March 13 to give final approval to legislation that would provide a number of sales tax exemptions and other state tax relief, including a two-year extension of the sales tax holiday periods for ... READ MORE


House approves public assistance requirements

On March 3, the House of Representatives voted to approve HB 138, which would prohibit the use of electronic benefit transfer cards, issued as part of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Family program, in liquor stores or adult bo... READ MORE