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Legislators wrap up events of latest session
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Three state legislators representing districts including Dawson County spoke last week at a Dawson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon and gave a wrapup of some of the highlights of the latest legislative session as well as some things to look forward to in the upcoming session. Rep. Kevin Tanner, R- Dawsonville, said that one of the accomplishments of the session was the passage of the state budget, which though required by the state constitution, could have been the quickest vote on a balanced budget in the history of the Georgia General Assembly. Tanner talked about four bills he worked hard to see passed, including HB 338, the First Priority Act, a bill to address failing schools in Georgia that was recently signed into law by Gov.