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Wilkinson sponsors anti-pollution bill, honors FFA

Following a four-day legislative week, the Senate re-convened this week for five sequential days to vet and discuss proposed legislation for our state. These pieces...

Wilkinson: Our state is ‘economically sound’

Editor's Note: This legislative update was written and submitted by State Sen. John Wilkinson (R-Toccoa). The views expressed in this commentary are his. Following a...

Lawmakers tackle state budget

Editor's Note: This is the latest legislative update from 50th District State Senator John Wilkinson. The views and opinions expressed in this commentary are...

Senate update from Sen. John Wilkinson

Today the Senate wrapped up its first week of the 2020 Legislative Session and started preparing for the 36 days to follow. As part of...

Legislative update from State Representative Terry Rogers

The first week of the legislative session is in the books and obviously the highlight of the week was the Governor's State of the...

Osoff to challenge Perdue for Georgia U.S. Senate seat

Jon Osoff speaks during the Dec. 13, 2018, meeting of the Habersham County Democratic Party at the Cornelia Library. His close 6th Congressional District race...

Under the Gold Dome: Wilkinson on Week 1

This week, the Senate convened the 155th Georgia General Assembly and inaugurated a new Governor, Lieutenant Governor and other constitutional officers. It was an exciting...

9th District Congressional candidate hosts Town Hall

With just two weeks left before the mid-term election - and with early voting well underway - Democrats are making a final push to...

What do those constitutional amendments and referendums on the ballot really mean?

There are five proposed constitutional amendments and two statewide referendums on this year's mid-term ballot in Georgia. Do you know what they mean?  Here's a...

State legislature adjourns

On Friday, March 30, 2018, at approximately 12:12 a.m., the Georgia Senate adjourned Sine Die for the 2018 Legislative Session. These 40 legislative days...

Gasaway: A ‘strange’ legislative session

As the 2018 Legislative session draws to a close, I will confirm what I said back in January: This has been a strange legislative...

Legislative session ends March 29th

We are nearing the end of the 2018 Legislative Session, with the Senate adjourning Sine Die on Thursday, March 29th. During the tenth week,...