Crunch Time for the GA General Assembly

Scott Maxwell, legislative liaison for GPHA, provides weekly reports on activity concerning public health throughout the state legislative session. Click here to read his report for the week ending March 24, 2017.

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
District. Most Democrats are backing Jon Ossoff, while GOP voters are split among various candidates prior to the runoff. Currently, Karen Handel has the lead among republicans in recent polls, followed by Bob Gray, Judson Hill and Dan Moody.