Last week was short with President’s Day, though we did pass some important bills.
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Both the House and the Senate agreed on a “small” or amended budget for 2021 with very few differences. Again, the big winner was education, w…
Now that the “small” or amended budget for 2021 is done in the House and off to the Senate, we spent the last week starting up our committee work.
The House passed the amended or “small” budget last week. The amended budget tweaks the current fiscal year’s budget based on the amount of money that is coming in versus what was expected. The Senate will now have to look at it, while the House starts to work on the next year’s “big” budget.
The budget is always the Gold Dome’s biggest priority, as it is the only thing our Constitution requires us to accomplish.
Given the incredibly fast pace of the changing news, I have, thus far, not written about the election. And I always try (sometimes unsuccessfully) to keep my comments specific to Georgia. However, as Georgia is now the epicenter of the political universe, I feel an obligation to speak out.
Eastside High School and Newton College & Career Academy’s (NCCA) FFA programs have each been named as a 3-Star Chapter by the National FFA Organization.
Mayor Samuel David Ramsey went on to his eternal reward last week. While Our Savior will welcome his faithful servant warmly into His loving arms, we the living will be sorry for our loss.
I wanted to say a special “Thank You” to some of our most essential workers: teachers, farmers and our brave health care providers.