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Government & Politics

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Season 1 Episode 11 — March 26, 2021 This week on Gold Dome Debrief, we cover an election bill signed by the governor, the state budget being finalized by the General Assembly, a detailed look at...
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp drew protests Thursday as he signed into law a sweeping Republican-sponsored overhaul of state elections that includes new restrictions on voting by mail and greater legislative control over how elections are run.
PODCAST COVID-19 vaccines: Clear bottles of the pale pink liquid vaccine labeled and ined up on a shelf in a semi-dark room
Gov. Brian Kemp made the announcement Tuesday, saying supplies of the vaccine continue to rise and that he's confident that enough older adults have been vaccinated to open up inoculation to the broadest possible population.
Jarom Bill: Little boy in burgandy football jersey #15 holding glass vial with yellow cap of Solu-Cortef
A new bill, inspired by a family desperate to have it passed, has passed out of the Georgia House and is awaiting a final Senate vote. HB 346 would allow paramedics to administer a lifesaving shot to patients.
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Gov. Brian Kemp signed a modest state income tax cut into law Monday, saying Georgia's ability to cut taxes was proof that his approach to the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in a strong economy.
Over a dozen blue tents in homeless camp on grassy field under row of pink-blossomed trees
Season 1 Episode 10 — March 19, 2021 This week on Gold Dome Debrief, we cover a bill on homeless camping, legislation that could change transportation in rural areas, and a push to restrict the Governor’s...
Closeup of black calcuator with lime green tax keys beside a five dollar bill
A $140 million state income tax cut is on its way to Gov. Brian Kemp's desk after passing the state Senate on Thursday.
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Senate Bill 221 will land on Gov. Brian Kemp's desk after the legislation passed the Georgia state House 96-69 and passed the Senate unanimously.
Atlanta, Georgia Capitol Building: Gold Dome closeup against clear blue sky
Season 1 Episode 9 Special Edition — March 11, 2021 Our ninth weekly episode is a special edition of the Gold Dome Debrief podcast. Our co-hosts break down the events in the Georgia General Assembly on...
Drag racing: Closeup of one red and one blue car at starting line on city street with out-of-focus spectators lining the street in background
For the eighth episode of Gold Dome Debrief, our weekly podcast on Georgia's Legislature, we discuss updates to election-related bills making their way through the General Assembly, the progress of the Right to Visit Act, and how the state House is addressing the growing danger of drag racing here in Georgia.