2017 GA Legislative Session

To row, Left to Right, Sen. Bill Cowsert, Sen. Frank Ginn. Bottom row, Rep. Spencer Frye, Rep. Regina Quick, Rep. Chuck Williams
Athens’ state legislators came before their constituents at a Federation of Neighborhoods forum Monday night at Ciné downtown. After showing up late, the legislators– minus Rep. Spencer Frye, who was unable to attend– meandered their way through the first 45 minutes, before questions from the crowd forced them to confront […]

Athens’ state legislators struggle with questions from constituents at forum

Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illustrator (check out her great website and portfolio) and also an A4E member who went to our Lobbying Day on February 8th. It was her first time going and she wrote us a recap — here’s how it went! Before Donald Trump got elected […]

My First Lobbying Day

Redistricting committees, voting locations, education reforms, preventing private colleges from adopting “sanctuary policies” and more are up for consideration as Georgia opened its 2017 Legislative Session on January 9th. Bills either prefiled or under consideration this cycle include the following topics of interest, as listed below. Some of these bills […]

2017 Legislative Sessions Commence