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Proposal Seeks to Regulate Contentious Landlord-Tenant Relationships

Landlords would not be permitted to retaliate, as defined by the state, against tenants who complain about landlord services if a new measure filed in the Georgia House passes.

Georgia House Agriculture Committee Adds More Regulation to Hemp Bill

One of the licensing fees was reduced, but more regulation was imposed across the board.

Gov. Kemp Announces Partnership With SANS Institute for Cyber Workforce Development

"Georgia is fast becoming the Cyber Capital of the World, so we must have a workforce ready to take on the jobs of the 21st century," said Governor Kemp.

Groups Sue Camden County, Spaceport Consultants For Witholding Public Safety Documents

Georgia Conservation Groups File Suit against County, Consultants for Withholding Key Documents Group alleges Camden County Keeps Local Residents in the Dark about Spaceport Risks

Senators Perdue, Isakson To Introduce Disaster Relief Package

It includes $3 billion to provide critical agriculture disaster relief for farmers recovering in the wake of Hurricane Michael, along with additional funds for communities in Georgia and other states.

Bill Seeks Tax Exemption for Products Used for Boll Weevil Eradication

The traps, bait, lure, pesticides, and trapping supplies would be free of sales tax if they are inventory of an organization that is a 501(c)5 agriculture or horticulture organization. 

Horse Racing Bill Filed as Constitutional Amendment, “Rural Georgia Jobs and Growth Act”

The bill seeks to legalize horse racing in Georgia. It is accompanied by a Constitutional Amendment that would have to be approved by voters.

Governor Kemp Names Members to Georgians First Commission

The commission will review state regulations, policies, and procedures to streamline government, remove inefficiencies, and secure Georgia’s place as the top state for small business in the country.

Americans for Prosperity GA Backs In-state Cultivation for Low THC CBD Oil

Americans for Prosperity Georgia has announced that the organization supports the criminal justice reform principles put forth in the recently introduced, Georgia’s Hope Act, which would allow a limited number of highly regulated license holders to grow marijuana for the purposes of producing CBD oil.

Ballot Access Law Introduced in GA, But Committee Chair Pushing Back on Hearing Possibility

A bill filed in the Georgia House of Representatives by Republicans and Democrats working together would change ballot access laws for political parties in Georgia.