Gold Dome Update: Final 2016 Session

This week the Senate adjourned Sine Die as we completed the 2016 session in a similar way that it began; a ceremonial bang of the gavel. We worked until midnight both legislative days this week to ensure we were passing legislation that would have the best impact for all Georgians. One of the biggest issues…


Gold Dome Update: Week Ten

The Georgia General Assembly completed its 38th Legislative Day on Wednesday, leaving us with two working days left in the 2016 legislative session. The final days of the legislative session are filled with an extra sense of urgency as we work to pass legislation that prioritizes the needs of all Georgians. In 2014, Congress passed…


Sen. Albers’ “Protecting Small Businesses Act” Goes to Governor

On Friday, the Georgia State House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 277, titled Protecting Georgia Small Businesses Act. SB 277, sponsored by Sen. John Albers (R — Roswell) and carried through the House by Rep. Brad Raffensperger (R — Johns Creek), clarifies that neither a franchisee nor a franchisee’s employee be considered employees of the…