Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order on June 29, 2020, extending COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and restaurants for two weeks, and extending the public health state of emergency through August 11, 2020.
The Georgia General Assembly was gavelled into adjournment sine die at 10:16 p.m. Friday evening, bringing to a close a 40-day legislative session spread out over nearly a six-month period.
Following a three-month suspension due to COVID-19 concerns, the Georgia General Assembly is set to reconvene Monday, June 15th. In this week’s legislative report, our liaison Scott Maxwell outlines some of the steps the assembly will take to reduce the risk of virus transmission while the legislators are in session.
The Council on Affiliates (CoA) of the American Public Health Association has extended the Call for Abstracts for the poster and scientific sessions to June 26, 2020.
In the legislative update for the week ending on May 22nd, get information about COVID-19 and children, unemployment, school year planning and more.
House Speaker David Ralston shares plans for reconvening the Georgia General Assembly, and we look at how much money some of our largest state agencies will have to cut in order to meet the current directive to slice 14% from the budget.
In this week’s legislative update, get information about COVID-19 testing in Georgia as well as the latest conversations at the state capitol about the budget and Georgia’s economy.
In our legislative report for the week ending April 17th, Legislative Liaison Scott Maxwell outlines some of the recent discussions happening at the state capitol about how and when to ease restrictions in Georgia.
Our legislative update from liaison Scott Maxwell for April 10, 2020 includes information about the state’s COVID-19 response as well as other state-level actions. Kemp published 12 Executive Orders during the week ending April 10, only five of which dealt with the coronavirus crisis.
In our Legislative Update for the week ending April 3, 2020, the COVID-19 response continues to be the only story in town. Legislative Liaison Scott Maxwell provides details on actions by Governor Brian Kemp, Georgia’s unemployment rate, nursing home outbreaks, hospital expansions and more.