South Fulton delegation member gives update from t...
by State Rep. Ronnie Mabra
02:31 PM, Tuesday, March 31
With Crossover Day behind us, we returned to the Gold Dome [last] week to focus on legislation that has already been passed by the Georgia Senate. To ensure that every bill is fully vetted before its final passage, we spent most of our time this w...

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