Gold Dome Update: Week Nine

We are fast approaching day 40, also known as Sine Die, which is the last day for bills to be passed in order for them to be signed by Governor Deal and turned into law. We are moving quickly to vet and vote on many House bills before we reach the midnight hour of the…


Gold Dome Update: Week 8

This week, the Georgia Senate completed day 31 of the 40-day legislative session. With the deadline of Crossover Day successfully behind us, my colleagues and I are now focused on getting our bills heard in the House. On Wednesday, we began the process of standing before House committees to present our bills, and representatives have…


Sen. Albers Applauds Senate for Passing Senate Bill 77

On Monday, the Georgia State Senate passed by a vote of 42-4 Senate Bill 77. John Albers (R – Roswell) sponsored SB 77 to require the collection and analysis of DNA samples from individuals convicted of felonies or those who are indicted for serious offenses. “My goal is to make local communities and our state…