2020 GA Capitol Update: Week 2

After taking Monday to reflect on the life and legacy of one of Georgia’s native sons, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the legislature returned on Tuesday refreshed and ready to work. This week, known as “Budget Week”, is the time members of the Senate and House start their work crafting two separate budgets: the Amended…


Sen. John Albers to Sponsor Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation

Yesterday, Governor Brian Kemp and the First Lady of Georgia Marty Kemp outlined proposed legislation to be introduced during the 2020 Legislative Session resulting from the GRACE (Georgians for Refuge, Action, Compassion, and Education) Commission specifically designed to combat human trafficking. Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell) will sponsor one of the pieces of legislation…


2020 GA Capitol Update: Week 1

On Monday, January 13th, 2020, the Georgia Senate reconvened for the second half of the 155th Georgia General Assembly. While a new session typically means new changes, either in Senate leadership or committee assignments, we experienced a change that none of us were quite prepared for. The Senate convened on the first legislative day and…