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Summary of 2012 Proposed Constitutional Amendments 10/19/2012

Vote NO on Amendment 1 10/4/2012

Representative Pat Gardner garners votes and wins favor in new district 57  6/2/2012

House and Senate reach final agreement on state budget  4/2/2012

House approves major revisions to tax code, criminal justice system  3/24/2012

Criminal justice reform, tax changes await action in session’s final days  3/20/2012

House OKs 2013 budget, addresses other major issues on ‘Crossover Day’  3/11/2012

House majority approves restriction on abortion  3/3/2012

House approves legislation to end practice of diverting fee revenues  2/27/2012

Report shows traditional public schools outperform charter schools  2/21/2012

House defeats charter school amendment; common-sense alternative offered  2/11/2012

House approves budget adjustments for current fiscal year  2/4/2012

House Democrats unveil legislative agenda; Rep. Gardner proposes Georgia Healthcare Relief Act  1/29/2012

Chancellor tells budget writers that tuition and fee increases are resulting in more college dropouts  1/21/2012

Governor proposes $19.2 billion budget in speech to lawmakers  1/14/2012

2012 session to see return of tax reform debate  12/27/2011

Criminal Justice Reform Council makes recommendations  12/07/2011

Atlanta Regional Roundtable issues final project list for transportation sales tax 10/21/2011

Davis points to APS achievements at community meeting (AJC) 9/22/2011

Visiting Nurse | Hospice Atlanta holds annual Advisory Board meeting (Northside Neighbor) 9/21/2011

GOP majority pushes through new legislative districts 8/30/2011

Local residents discuss transit plans with DOT, GRTA, MARTA officials during community meeting 7/19/2011

Crisis and Opportunity: Atlanta Public Schools 7/8/2011

Join neighborhood leaders July 12 to discuss transit plans 6/29/2011

Georgia Reapportionment News 6/17/2011

Rep. Gardner named to Georgia Health Insurance Exchange Advisory Committee 6/8/2011

Legislative and Congressional redistricting process is under way 5/31/2011

Final wrap-up of 2011 Georgia legislative session 4/27/2011

Tax proposal fails; budget, immigration, Sunday sales measures approved as session concludes 4/17/2011

Session enters final days with tax proposal still pending 4/11/2011

Committee decides against reinstating sales tax on grocerieis 3/26/2011

House members approve ‘zero-based’ budgeting proposal 3/19/2011

Governor changes plan; full-day pre-kindergarten restored 03/14/2011

House approves Arizona-style immigration enforcement legislation 03/05/2011

House committee approves Governor’s HOPE and Pre-K reductions 02/26/2011

College ban on illegal immigrants approved by House Committee 02/20/2011

Midyear budget for FY 2011 approved by House members 02/12/2011

Lawmakers seek solutions on sustaining HOPE and Pre-K 02/06/2011

House considering ‘Arizona-style’ crackdown on illegal immigration 01/29/2011

New Governor calls for job cuts, end to techer furloughs in budget proposal 01/20/2011

Budget and taxes stand out as top issues for 2011 12/14/2010

Rep. Gardner on Transit Governance Commission 09/17/2010

City of Atlanta residents: what to do if your bill is inaccurate 09/15/2010

HHS launches new consumer-focused health care website 07/05/2010

New Georgia laws in effect as of July 1 07/01/2010

$17.9 billion budget approved as session adjourns 04/30/2010

Legislators reach agreement on transportation funding 04/23/2010

New budget continues assault on public school funding 04/16/2010

House approves legislation addressing school bullying 04/05/2010

Hospital provider tax faces uncertain future 04/02/2010

Milton County proposal declared dead 03/26/2010

Busy week in House before cross-over day 03/19/2010

House approves water conservation measures 03/12/2010

Governor’s transportation plan meets resistance 03/05/2010

Budget hearings continue; lawmakers dealing with possible $1 billion deficit for FY 2011 02/26/2010

Georgia TeenWork to help youth learn skills, earn income 02/25/2010

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act to put 5,000 Georgians back to work 02/24/2010

Session suspended for full-time work on state budget 02/19/2010

House approves $17.4 billion supplemental budget 02/12/2010

Rep. Gardner co-sponsors transportation funding solution 02/05/2010

Legislation would check effectiveness of tax breaks 01/31/2010

Statement on Department of Justice motion concerning Georgia’s psychiatric hospitals 01/28/2010

Governor releases budget plan; more cuts ahead 01/24/2010

New Speaker brings needed rule changes to House 01/19/2010

Neighborhood leaders meet to discuss transportation planning 01/06/2010

Leadership transition in House of Representatives 12/18/2009

Governors meet to discuss water issues 12/17/2009

October Revenues show continued decline 11/23/2009

Transportation and environmental infrastructure projects 11/20/2009

Weatherization Assistance Program needs applicants 11/19/2009