BREAKING: Voters pass one-percent transportation sales tax referendum in Dawson County
The one-percent sales tax will help fund a variety of road-related fixes across Dawson County.
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Deal veto lets down lawmakers
General Assembly members disappointed in rejection of religious liberty bill
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Local lawmakers expressed their disappointment in Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to veto a controversial faith-based bill that opponents said discriminates against same-sex couples. In a press conference Monday morning, the two-term governor said he would not sign HB 757, known as the Free Exercise Protection Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that drew from several religious liberty bills presented in the Georgia General Assembly during the 2016 session.