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After voting on the medical cannabis cultivation bill, the House gave itself a standing ovation — then about 15 minutes later, they threw shredded paper in the air and joyously adjourned for the year. Credit: Maggie Lee
Georgia's state Capitol building. Credit: Kelly Jordan
Georgia's state Capitol. Credit: Kelly Jordan
A file photo from March 2017 shows tires heaped outside the Georgia state Capitol in protest of diversion of tire cleanup money. Credit: Kelly Jordan
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The state Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Monday, hearing state Rep. Houston Gaines, R-Athens, present a bill on legalizing needle exchange programs. Credit: Maggie Lee
Georgia's state Capitol. Credit: Kelly Jordan
A fee on ride-share services like Uber and Lyft, plus taxis and limos, would pay for "innovative" transit and mobility programs in Georgia. Credit: Ståle Grut / NRKbeta / Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0
Georgia's state Capitol building. Credit: Kelly Jordan
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State Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, speaking at the state Capitol on Tuesday, joined others in calling for an end to the state sales tax on menstrual products. Credit: Maggie Lee
The Confederate marker in downtown Decatur that no one wants, but that the county can't remove. Credit: Kelly Jordan
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Members of The Oaks Resident Advocacy Group, pictured in a state office building en route to the Capitol on Wednesday. They're among the few hundred folks who have come to the state Capitol in Atlanta to advocate for seniors this year. Credit: Maggie Lee
State Sens. Renee Unterman (at podium) and Nan Orrock (fourth from left), a Republican and a Democrat, who have both filed ERA legislation, spoke about their efforts at a state Capitol press conference on Wednesday. Credit: Maggie Lee