Gold Dome Update: Week Seven

The Senate kicked into high gear this week before Crossover Day, which will take place next Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Senate Bills need to be passed out of the Senate by Crossover Day in order to be considered in the House before Sine Die. This week, we passed 19 pieces of legislation, welcomed several honorable guests and…


Senate Passes Bills to Aid Local Law Enforcement

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Senate Republicans advanced a package of four bills on Wednesday that will strengthen support and compensation for Georgia’s local law enforcement officers. With bi-partisan support, the vote was nearly unanimous on every bill. The legislation – Senate Bills 366, 367, 368 and 369 – follow the recommendations of the Compensation of Police and Sheriffs (COPS)…


Gold Dome Update: Week Six

Week six took us beyond the halfway mark for the 2018 Legislative Session, and Crossover Day is now just six short legislative days away. We had a very busy week on the Senate floor, passing 20 bills, and our committees continue to work tirelessly to vet legislation to benefit the people of our great state….