Georgia General Assembly

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Name: Georgia General Assembly
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Thoughts on the hubbub around Tobin

The protest and debate over the incident in which Thomaston Police Officer Philip Tobin tasered Kelsey Rockemore is continuing as the city waits for the investigation by the GBI into Tobin’s actions to be completed. The Times has tried to present the ... [Published Thomaston Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Municipal Judges Hand Out Awards

The chief city judge in Lawrenceville is this year's recipient of the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judge's annual Frost Ward Lifetime Achievement Award.Judge Dennis Still has been in practice for 37 years, most of which have been as a city attorney ... [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia General Assembly passes anti-patent troll statute

You’re sitting at your desk having your morning coffee and opening your mail. One of the envelopes contains a letter from some company that you have never heard of before. The letter claims that some piece of technology that you are using in your business ... [Published Lexology - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

State representative addresses vets group

CUMMING — Fresh off a family trip to New York and Washington, D.C., newly re-elected state Rep. Geoff Duncan of Forsyth County told a recent gathering of a local veterans organization that many of Georgia and America’s ills can be fixed by taking personal ... [Published Forsyth County News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Pied Piper

A musical theatre production by the campers of ACT’s Children’s Theatre Performance Camp. Those rats are taking over Hamelin, and nobody, including the greedy mayor, knows what to do. Even Duchess Dingaling is at her wit’s end. Rattytatty, the pest control ... [Published Athens Patch - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Commission to tackle tax hike, zoning and guns

download Agenda download Fulton County budget download Zoning application download Safe Carry resolution The Fulton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting Wednesday is expected to vote on the 2014 millage rate, zoning ... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Marijuana Hearings Scheduled in Georgia

Photo Credit: O'Dea/FlickrA medical marijuana dispensary in Denver.A committee of state lawmakers will hold hearings in Atlanta, Macon, Lawrenceville and Augusta later this year on legalizing medical marijuana.The committee's co-chairman, Rep. Allen Peake ... [Published Flagpole - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Cumming Representative Tapped for Funding Committee

A Cumming state representative has been selected to sit on a 16-person committee which will look at ways to fund the state's transportation infrastructure.House District 24 Rep. Mark Hamilton (R) was named to the by House Speaker David Ralston. Other ... [Published Cumming Patch - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Georgia planned ahead for federal shortfall

A congressional stalemate over highway spending won’t affect Georgia road projects, said Natalie Dale, a spokeswoman for the state’s Department of Transportation. Georgia sold $130 million in previously authorized bonds in May to continue letting projects ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Merchants observing new state law banning e-cig sales to minors

It’s now against the law to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to a person under the age of 18. But local merchants selling the products say they’ve been observing the age limit and checking IDs all along.The new regulations, which took effect July ... [Published Carroll County Times-Georgian - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Briarcliff and Lakeside Present Joint Statement to DeKalb County Operations Task Force

July 2nd Joint Statement Presented to DeKalb County - Jul. 3, 2014 - ATLANTA -- Two DeKalb County cityhood groups, The City of Briarcliff Initiative, and Lakeside Yes read a joint statement before the DeKalb County (OTF) on Tuesday, July 2, at the Maloof ... [Published Prlog - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Multiple laws go into effect today

Many of the 305 legislative bills, passed by this year’s session of the Georgia General Assembly, were signed by Gov. Nathan Deal and become law today.Most often mentioned in the new legislation is the Georgia Safe Carry Protection Act, often called the ... [Published Carroll County Times-Georgian - Jul 01 2014]

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Brooks gave a few words at the luncheon, proclaiming that, "No civil rights movement would be complete without the women... Women are the heart of this organization." Brock spoke on how women made the difference in the voter turn out, referring to black women in the 2008 and 2012 elections who voted in higher percentages...
"It was an honor to propose and carry Bill 828, and see it passed into law," Mabra commented. "As lawyers, we need to help Georgia accident and injury victims by allowing them time to research and select counsel without an unscrupulous practitioner knocking on the door."
One of the key elements of the plan is the fact that, according to Sasha Issenberg at Slate, "When it comes to targeting and persuading voters, the Democrats have a bigger advantage over the GOP than either party has ever had in the modern campaign era." Additionally, the Democrats' get out the vote (GOTV) operation is superior to that of Republicans. This is definitely doable
...Ms. Callahan is serving as the Treasurer of the Justice Foundation. Levow said, "DUIDLA is honored to have Bubba, Justin and Josh heading the Justice Foundation. DUI Defense education has taken a monumental step forward today through the creation of the DUIDLA Justice Foundation, guided by these three gifted lawyers."

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SGTC to engage with community Friday for first ... [Published Americus Times-Recorder - 4 hours ago]
Thoughts on the hubbub around Tobin [Published Thomaston Times - 7 hours ago]
NAACP: "Our agenda is essential" for democracy [Published People's World - Jul 26 2014]
Georgia Cracks Down on Ambulance Chasers [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Jul 25 2014]
Fulton Expects More Students For 2014-15 School... [Published Alpharetta-Milton Patch - Jul 25 2014]
SunTrust CIO Drives Digital By Renovating and I... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 25 2014]
Municipal Judges Hand Out Awards [Published Atlanta Daily Report - Jul 24 2014]
Column: Howell made name for himself during battle [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jul 24 2014]
Georgia General Assembly passes anti-patent tro... [Published Lexology - Jul 23 2014]
Buddy Carter wins 1st Congressional District Re... [Published Savannah Morning News - Jul 23 2014]
Remaining defendants issue responses to Georgia... [Published Thegavoice.com - Jul 22 2014]
Sole commissioner system a plus for Bartow indu... [Published Rome News-Tribune - Jul 21 2014]
Parkway honors former mayor, media innovator [Published Statesboro Herald - Jul 20 2014]
2020 war room: Inside the secret plan to beat G... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 19 2014]
Aire Flamenco featured in Spivey Hall World Mus... [Published Clayton News Daily - Jul 18 2014]
Follow state’s lead on criminal justice reform [Published Effingham Herald - Jul 18 2014]
State representative addresses vets group [Published Forsyth County News - Jul 18 2014]
The DUI Defense Lawyers Association announces B... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 15 2014]
Title VII Awakening [Published Gay.com - Jul 15 2014]
The Pied Piper [Published Athens Patch - Jul 14 2014]
Johnson keeps up attacks on Carter in 1st Distr... [Published Savannah Morning News - Jul 14 2014]
Commission to tackle tax hike, zoning and guns [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jul 13 2014]
Spivey Hall World Music Festival continues thro... [Published Clayton News Daily - Jul 12 2014]
Medical Marijuana Hearings Scheduled in Georgia [Published Flagpole - Jul 11 2014]
NAACP Convention Media Advisories [Published NAACP - Jul 11 2014]
Georgia Law Banning Insurance Coverage of Abort... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Jul 10 2014]
Fired gay band director’s attorney outlines mot... [Published Thegavoice.com - Jul 08 2014]
Sen. Nan Orrock and Rep. Pat Gardner Announce S... [Published Southeastgreen.com - Jul 08 2014]
Briarcliff and Lakeside to join forces in cityhood [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jul 08 2014]
Cumming Representative Tapped for Funding Commi... [Published Cumming Patch - Jul 08 2014]
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Hacktivists Decry State Governments’ ‘Secret Laws’ [Published Security Bloggers Network - Jun 12 2014]
Many Americans may be surprised to learn their laws are attached to a price tag and slid beneath a copyrighted paywall. For years state governments have partnered with publishers to update and sift through their jumble of constantly changing legal codes. ...
Georgia: General Assembly Adopts Text Recognizi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Georgia GA/11514 Resolution Passed by Recorded Vote of 69 in Favour, 13 against, 79 Abstentions Concerned about forced demographic, changes as well as the humanitarian situation resulting from the 2008 armed conflict ...
Great Southern Craft Beer Competition Calls For... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Apr 01 2014]
ATLANTA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the successful passing of the local ordinance in accordance with the Georgia General Assembly House Bill 99, Publik Draft House (P.D.H) announces its official call for entries for the Great Southern Craft ...
Vermont Citizens Push to Form a State Bank, But... [Published naked capitalism - Feb 28 2014]
Martha R wrote to tell me that a serious effort is underway in Vermont to launch a state bank. 20 towns will be voting on town meeting resolutions to establish a home-grown, public bank. The objective is not to set up a retail bank (say along the lines ...
Georgia House Passes Bill to Allow Guns in Scho... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 25 2014]
On February 18 the Georgia House overwhelmingly passed a bill to allow guns at schools, churches, bars, and certain government buildings. The measure passed by a margin of 119 to 56. Titled the "Safe Carry Protection Act," the legislation not ...
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Georgia Legislature Approves Major Step Toward ... [Published Financial Services - Feb 20 2014]
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