Update from Under the Gold Dome: Week Seven

As our seventh week at the Capitol drew to a close last week, things are certainly getting more hectic. We are now three days away from Crossover Day, when all Senate-originating bills must pass through our chamber to be sent to the House of Representatives, and vice-versa. Committee meetings wrapped up earlier today, with discussion…


Update from Under the Gold Dome: Week Six

This Wednesday, the Public Safety Committee passed Senate Bill 15, the “Keeping Georgia’s Schools Safe Act.” This bill is a result of the hard work of last summer’s Senate Study Committee on School Safety. I chaired this committee whose purpose was to ensure that Georgia’s most precious assets, our children, are safe when they are…


Update from Under the Gold Dome: Week Five

Five weeks have flown by here under the Gold Dome, and the Senate is hard at work passing effective and meaningful legislation. I am proud to announce that Senate Bill 25, which I discussed last week, was the first bill to be signed by Governor Brian P. Kemp. I think it is important to note…