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House passes transportation spending bill

  The Georgia House Thursday afternoon approved the transportation spending bill, keeping in place the 29.2-cent per gallon state excise tax. The House sent the bill to the Senate on a 123-46 vote after rejecting a proposed amendment by House Majority Leader ... read more

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Tune in to Fox 5 Atlanta tonight at 6:00pm

Tonight on the 6pm broadcast of Fox 5 Atlanta, InsiderAdvantage Founder and Fox 5 political analyst Matt Towery will examine today’s transportation vote, new polling, and how a transportation bill might actually emerge this session. Then on Sunday, ... read more

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New Cannabis Oil Bill Introduced In Senate

While HB 1, or “Haleigh’s Hope Act”, has garnered the attention of the media for months due to its proposed intention of legalizing cannabinoid oil for Georgians suffering from various diseases, it is now being challenged by a new bill in the Senate. SB 185, sponsored by Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta), would reduce the amount of people who would have access to the oil under HB 1 to just those who suffer from seizures, and they would have to participate in a four year study through the Georgia Board of Regents. Why limit the use of cannabinoid oil for those who need it now?  Another veiled attempt to push back against even the most beneficial degree of legalized marijuana is SINKING…

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