Tracking Our Priorities in Georgia Legislature

Steps for a Georgia Bill to Become Georgia Law

Where Are We In the Legislative Session?

As of February 9th, 2024 (this page’s last update), we are a few weeks into Legislative Session but not quite to Crossover Day. This means that bills can still be announced, and many bills we know will be announced have not yet been announced (you can still follow along with some that we expect to see below).

To learn more about the key policies we focus on, you can view the 2024 Policy Priorities page.

This tracker was last updated on February 9th, 2024 at 9:30 am. 

Bills We Are Watching

We are watching several bills that would either improve the ability for all Georgians to thrive, hinder equity or prosperity or change the revenues that make investments in our people possible. You can learn more about how we define our priorities here.
 
You can make change by encouraging your lawmakers to approve or disapprove of any measures by writing them. Find your lawmakers here. You can find the contact information for your Senator here and your Representative here.
 
This tracker was last updated March 30, 2023 at 9:00am.

Promote State Government Transparency

Without data and state adherence to established statutes and rules for sharing information related to government activities, Georgians cannot hold elected officials accountable for their actions and decisions, and the ability of our state’s people to meaningfully participate in the legislative process is compromised.  

Fund State Government Transparently, Equitably and Responsibly

Analyze state budget proposals to ensure the result is fair and sufficiently appropriates funding for critical services and programs like health and education. 

Advance fiscally responsible tax reform proposals that strengthen state revenue, protect existing revenue streams and support working families.

Ensure Equitable Education

Creating and funding an Opportunity Weight to provide additional money to educate students living in poverty, shining a light on efforts to divert state dollars away from public schools and increasing state investment in pupil transportation through formula increases.

Enhance Georgian's Economic Security

Enact policies like paid family medical leave and protect Georgia’s safety net programs from budget cuts and legislative proposals that threaten an equitable economic recovery.

Build Healthy Communities

Ensure all Georgians have a fair and just opportunity at good health by fully expanding Medicaid without a harsh work requirement or burdensome monthly reporting, ensuring Medicaid-eligible children retain coverage during and after the Medicaid unwinding, and strengthening our state’s ability to deliver behavioral health and developmental disabilities’ services.

Empower Immigrant Communities

Empower Immigrant Communities

Support tuition equity legislation, expand driver’s licenses, expand language access, and ensure state policies are inclusive of the immigrant community.

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