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Weekly legislative update: Crime, punishment & safety – LaGrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update: Crime, punishment & safety – LaGrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

In the sixth week of the legislative session our focus primarily turned to issues regarding criminal activity and personal safety.

Every family in our district has one thing in common: we all want a community where we can live, work and play without fear of crime and violence. We want to raise children in an environment where they feel secure enough to play outside until they’re called home for dinner, just like we did when we were growing up. And we want a just system in …

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Weekly legislative update: Session begins – LaGrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update: Session begins – LaGrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Randy Nix
State representative

via Weekly legislative update: Session begins – LaGrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

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Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

The biggest news out of the General Assembly this week was the passing of House Bill 1 known as “Haleigh’s Hope Act.”

 

It was overwhelmingly approved by a margin of 157-2. This legislation is widely known as the cannabis oil bill which would change certain provisions relating to the use …

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Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

The first 19 days of the Georgia General Assembly’s 2015 session are over and we are running at full speed after the slower paced start due to the inauguration of the governor and the welcoming of freshman legislators to the House ofRepresentatives.

 

Every two years, the House reorganizes itself as new members come in and others retire. And due to that reorganization, every bill has to be introduced initially, and then begin …

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Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Weekly legislative update – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

This week in the Georgia House of Representatives, most of our time was spent in committee meetings vetting legislation.

 

A subcommittee meeting regarding the transportation bill was held as legislators considered the pros and cons of possible solutions toward improving our infrastructure, roads and bridges. Transportation Chairman Jay Roberts spent …

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Legislative update: ‘Small budget’ passes, transportation plan – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update: ‘Small budget’ passes, transportation plan – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update: ‘Small budget’ passes, transportation plan – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

 

We just completed a very busy week at the State Capital. The big news this week was that the supplemental budget was passed out of the House.

 

The supplemental budget, or the “small budget” as it is often called, helps us to consider any modifications that need to be made from the funds that were allocated last July. Typically, if any adjustments are needed it is in regard …

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Legislative update: Budgeting education, healthcare concerns – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update: Budgeting education, healthcare concerns – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update: Budgeting education, healthcare concerns – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

The activity in the second week of the Georgia General Assembly was limited to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees meeting in Joint conference to receive the Governor’s $21.8 billion budget request.

As determined by the State Constitution, after reviewing this version, both the House and Senate must agree on a budget that can be presented for the governor’s signature. From there, the governor has the authority to line-item veto issues with which …

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Legislative update week 2: Education, cannabis oil, transportation – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update week 2: Education, cannabis oil, transportation – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Legislative update week 2: Education, cannabis oil, transportation – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

 

As the 2015 General Assembly was gaveled into session, there was much activity as we took the oath of office, elected our leadership and then proceeded to watch the inauguration of Gov. Nathan Deal and the slate of state officers as they were sworn in.

 

In his State of the State address, Gov. Deal made education considerations one of the state’s top priorities, announcing the establishment of an Education Reform Commission to study …

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Nix announces committee assignments – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Nix announces committee assignments – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com

Nix announces committee assignments – Lagrange Daily News – lagrangenews.com.

 

State Rep. Randy Nix (R-LaGrange) has received his committee assignments for the 2015 legislative session.

 

A press release from Nix’s office stated he will serve on the Higher Education Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee, as chair of the Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committee and will serve another term as secretary of the Banks and Banking Committee. He will also serve on the Natural Resources and Environment Committee, the Education, Economic Development and Tourism Committee, and the Natural …

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Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Visits the THINC Academy at WGTC

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Visits the THINC Academy at WGTC

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Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Visits the THINC Academy at WGTC Posted: October 30, 2014

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle visited the THINC Academy at West Georgia Technical College in LaGrange on October 28.

Jason Ransbottom, HR Manager of Powertech America;  Helen Rice, Chair of the Georgia State Board of Education; Lt. Governor Casey  Cagle; Kathy Carlisle, CEO of the THINC Academy; Perrin Alford, WGTC Provost;  Rep. Randy Nix, Georgia District 69; John Asbell, Chair of THINC Academy Board

Cagle spoke to state and local dignitaries, …

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