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January 9, 2017

Georgia legislature convenes for 2017- 2018 legislative session

Lawmakers are gathering in Atlanta for the convening of the 154th Georgia General Assembly.  The 2017-2018 legislative session is set to get underway this morning.

MAC's policy team has been hard at work over the past eight months attending study committee meetings on topics ranging from FinTech to Regional Transit to Base Realignment and Closure. Not to mention, the teams education and workforce directors have been forging coalitions of interests around issues including talent development, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), not to mention school funding. All of these issues and more are topics for discussion under the Gold Dome.  Plus, we're looking forward to working with a number of new representatives and senators elected by voters across the region last November.

Find out more about where MAC stands on the issues and make certain you know who to call on the team when an issue of important needs attention.  All the information you'll need is contained in the Policy Agenda.  And, keep checking back right here for updated information throughout the session.