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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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Atlanta-region transit bill introduced to House
Kevin Tanner
Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville.
On Monday, Feb. 12, my House colleagues and I reconvened at the Georgia State Capitol for week six of the 2018 legislative session. The General Assembly is now officially over half-way through this year’s session, and Crossover Day is just a few legislative days away. The legislative pace has quickened considerably, and last week the House was hard at work passing meaningful legislation for the good of our state and its citizens. In an effort to increase transparency and eradicate surprise hospital billing for scheduled procedures, the House passed House Bill 678. This bill would provide several consumer protections regarding health insurance and would prevent patients from receiving “surprise” bills, which can be 10 to 12 times higher than in-network charges, when an out-of-network doctor participates in their treatment team during an elective procedure.