March 24, 2023 • Blog
At the Capitol: Week of March 20
A recap of the eleventh week of the 2023 legislative session in Georgia.
March 23, 2023 • Commentary
What happened to CON reform this year?
Three bills that would have reduced certificate of need regulations by varying degrees were introduced this year.
March 23, 2023 • Blog
Lemonade stand freedom coming to Georgia
The Georgia legislature has passed “The Georgia Lemonade Stand Act,” legislation that would remove regulations on businesses run by minors.
March 22, 2023 • Commentary
Will Georgia join the growing number of states expanding education options?
Other states such as West Virginia, Arizona, Iowa, Utah and Arkansas have approved universal choice bills. More states are prepped for expansion.
March 17, 2023 • Blog
At the Capitol: Week of March 13
A recap of the tenth week of the 2023 legislative session in Georgia.
March 16, 2023 • Commentary
Legislation aims to combat rising home prices
A Senate committee advanced legislation limiting the ability of local governments to enact moratoriums on building new housing to no more than 180 days.
March 15, 2023 • Commentary
New tax reform on the horizon?
There has been much talk about getting to a zero income tax to match neighboring Florida and Tennessee, or just lowering the rate to remain competitive.
March 14, 2023 • Blog
Rural Georgia’s rising population numbers could create unexpected tensions
Seven counties in Georgia have only one commissioner rather than a board.
March 10, 2023 • Blog
At the Capitol: Week of March 6
A recap of the ninth week of the 2023 legislative session in Georgia.
March 9, 2023 • Blog
Bill limiting zoning moratoriums advances
The Georgia House of Representatives passed a bill limiting zoning moratoriums imposed by local governments.
March 8, 2023 • Blog
Georgia lawmakers looking to reduce barriers to work
Both the House and Senate have advanced measures to reform occupational regulations in Georgia.
March 7, 2023 • Blog
What’s still alive after Crossover Day?
Each bill had to pass out of its legislative chamber of origin by Monday or it is dead for the year.
March 6, 2023 • Commentary
The focus should be on what children need
Despite what Senate Bill 233 opponents claim, the money for an education scholarship account program is not taken away from public schools.
March 2, 2023 • Blog
At the Capitol: Week of February 27
A recap of the eight week of the 2023 legislative session in Georgia and a Crossover Day preview.
March 2, 2023 • Blog
9 stories of government corruption or waste in Georgia last month
Recent stories about waste, fraud, or abuse of taxpayer money throughout Georgia.
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