18 Feb News from the Capitol: Week 4
It’s been a busy week under the Gold Dome as legislators were in session all five days. Enough legislation has come out of committees that both the House and Senate are able to pass a small number of measures each day. Despite the start-and-stop beginning, the 2019 session is moving along at its usual pace now and there’s no sign of a slowdown.
Next week, lawmakers will spend President’s Day in their districts before returning to Atlanta for a four-day work week. The Monday off is their only break in a three-week span as they look to complete their business in Atlanta on April 2.
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