Tonight on Lawmakers, final passage to a bill that would increase fees for business with the State, the measure is amended to phase out the State portion of ad valorem property taxes over a period of 5 years; the House passes the FY 2011 Budget; and the Senate expands tax exemptions for CMOs servicing Medicaid contracts. All that and more tonight.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Tonight on Lawmakers, the FY 2011 Budget passes out of House committee- it’s expected on the House Floor tomorrow; a hotel/motel tax to fund a replacement for the Georgia Dome passes the Senate; and Governor Sonny Perdue appoints a special Attorney General to pursue the State’s federal healthcare lawsuit. All that and more tonight.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Tonight on Lawmakers, retribution over “no” votes on the hospital provider fee as several Senators are stripped of committee chairmanships and leadership roles; Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine says he will not implement the first phase of the new federal healthcare legislation; a bill that would require the use of seatbelts in pickup trucks clears a House committee hurdle; and we’ll talk with Tom Crawford of The Georgia Report to get us up to speed after the week-long recess. All that and more tonight.