Although the current legislative session has been suspended due to concerns about COVID-19, there is still plenty of news to report from the state capitol.
The General Assembly met in Special Session to ratify Governor Brian Kemp’s declaration of a Public Health Emergency. Kemp signed the FY20 Amended budget, even though many people wondered whether the document remained realistic in the face of massive economic disruption. However, signing the budget was necessary to authorize $100 million in emergency funds for the purchase of equipment, medical supplies and other resources Kemp and legislators agreed are needed to fight the rapidly spreading disease.
Get information and these and many other developments in our latest legislative update from legislative liaison Scott Maxwell.