Georgia legislative session wrap up

Georgia News

Georgia’s legislature has wrapped up for the year. 

The governor is beginning to sign some of those bills.

The most hotly contested bill, the heartbeat bill.

A major piece of Governor Kemp and Lieutenant Governor Duncan’s agenda, it had hours of testimony and ultimately passed mostly along party lines.

Medicaid waivers were tense as well.

Lawmakers decided that rape kits would be kept until the crimes were solved.

In a bill widely supported by Georgians, the legislature put more control over your medications in your doctors’ hands, not your insurers.

While an airport takeover failed to take off, as did a rural transit bill that would have helped Georgians get to jobs, bills legislators expect may be back next year.

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