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5th of April 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – Sine Die Edition

Yesterday marked Sine Die, the final day of the 2022 Georgia legislative session. Bills had until the end of day to pass both chambers (House & Senate) before heading to […]


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25th of March 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 3/25/2022

HOT TOPIC: Postpartum Medicaid This past Tuesday, we observed a positive step forward towards our efforts to ensure that Georgia’s moms and birthing people have access to the medical coverage they need […]

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18th of March 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 3/18/2022

HOT TOPIC: Crossover Day This past Tuesday marked the 28th Legislative Day known as Crossover Day for the Georgia General Assembly which signifies the last day a bill can cross from one chamber to the […]

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5th of March 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 3/5/2022

HOT TOPIC: HB1013- Mental Healthy Parity Bill This week, after a compelling message from House Speaker David Ralston paired with testimonies from several mental health advocates in support of the  bill, […]

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25th of February 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 2/25/2022

HOT TOPIC: Childhood Lead Exposure Lead poisoning occurs when lead builds up in the body. Children can get lead in their bodies by breathing or swallowing lead dust, or by […]

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18th of February 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 2/18/2022

HOT TOPIC: Georgia’s Smoke Free Air Act It’s no secret, smoking is bad for pregnancy.  Although the aerosol of e-cigarettes generally has fewer harmful substances than cigarette smoke, e-cigarettes and […]

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11th of February 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 2/11/2022

OUR 2022 POLICY BRIEFING WAS A HUGE SUCCESS Thank you to all of our partners who joined us for our 2022 Virtual Maternal and Infant Health Policy Briefing, cohosted by […]

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4th of February 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 2/4/2022

Hot Topics: PREGNANCY MEDICAID   Positive Momentum in extending Pregnancy Medicaid to 12 Months Postpartum This past Tuesday, the Georgia Senate Committee on Health and Human Services discussed SB338 to increase […]

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28th of January 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 1/28/2022

Hot Topics: MENTAL HEALTH PRESS CONFERENCE   This past Wednesday, House Speaker David Ralston announced his commitment to addressing the mental health needs of Georgian’s through the introduction of House […]

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21st of January 2022

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – 1/21/2022

HOT TOPICS: BUDGET Joint Senate and House Budget Hearings This week, the Senate and House Appropriations Committees met to review the state budget. State agencies presented FY 2022 amended and […]

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