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Crunch Time for the GA General Assembly

As the end of the legislative session nears, we have an update on bills that are still making their way through the legislative process in Georgia’s General Assembly. The report also includes an update on the race to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the 6th Congressional

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Senate Passes FY 2018 Budget

The big news from this week at the legislature was passage of the Senate version of the FY 18 budget. Unsurprisingly, the Senate did not agree with the House on every line item and a conference committee has been created to negotiate the differences.

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Legislative Report for March 10

The General Assembly has worked through 31 Legislative Days, leaving only nine to go. Our legislative report includes updates on public health bills still in contention, as well as a list of those which are no longer being considered.

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Crossover Day Legislative Report

Friday was Crossover Day for the GA General Assembly, and our latest legislative report includes information on bills of interest to public health. This includes SB 29, which would expand testing requirements for lead contamination in water at some schools and day care centers.

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Poster Session Opportunities at APHA Conference

The Council of Affiliates (CoA) is sponsoring an affiliate poster session and two student poster sessions for the upcoming APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta, GA (November 4-8, 2017). The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is April 30.

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