By Alan: March 12, 2011 - 11:00pm.

A proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize pari-mutuel wagering on horse races in Georgia was favorably reported by the House Regulated Industries Committee last week.


By Alan: March 12, 2011 - 11:00pm.

On February 23rd, the House voted to approve legislation that calls for a review of and possible revisions to the state’s Quality Basic Education (QBE) formula, which is used to determine the amount of funding the state allocates to local school districts.


By Alan: March 11, 2011 - 4:06pm.

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . .

The Democratic Party dominated Southern politics from the post-Civil War era through Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal and decades beyond.

But the debate over civil rights issues, the scope of government and other matters ignited a transformation that has left much of the South in GOP control in recent years.

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By Alan: February 28, 2011 - 12:00am.

Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol Hunstein presented the annual State of the Judiciary address to the House and Senate on Feb. 16.


By Alan: February 27, 2011 - 12:00am.

House members voted Feb. 16 to approve legislation that would require engine coolant or antifreeze sold in Georgia and containing more than 10 percent ethylene glycol to include denatonium benzoate as a bitter tasting agent to make it unpalatable. HB 40 is a public safety precaution to prevent incidents of poisoning deaths, accidental or intentional, caused by consumption of these liquids. The bill now goes to the Senate for its consideration

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