2018 Georgia Constit...

I am always skeptical when the Legislature wants us to modify the Constitution.  This should only be done in very special circumstances and with careful consideration.  Generally, the only reason we are asked to modify the Constitution is because the Legislature is trying to do something they...

Cell Phone Driving F...

A lot of information is circulating about Georgia’s new distracted driving law, but it seems much of it is based on other reports.  The best way to discover what is in the law (and what is not) is to read the text of the bill – Georgia House Bill 673 (the relevant parts are also...

Make a Difference

The following was posted as an online aid for meetings the United Tea Party of Georgia did to encourage contacting representatives.  While it is not intended to be an article or presentation by itself, much of the information may be useful to you or your group.  If so, please take whatever is...

Georgia General Asse...

2018 Georgia General Assembly We have probably seen most of the bills that will be filed in the 2017-2018 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Our staff has gone through all pending legislation (almost 3,000 bills) and pulled out the ones that are of most interest to us. Some of the bills...

Visit the GA Capitol

We are hoping that you will visit the General Assembly one or more days while they are in session.  If you have never visited the Capitol, here are a few tips that may be helpful. Georgia Capitol 206 Washington Street Atlanta, GA PLAN EXTRA TIME – If you want to be inside for a...

2017 GA General Asse...

Updated 3/2/17 Here is what is going on in the General Assembly this year (the 40 most dangerous days in Georgia).  To track legislation yourself visit the General Assembly page: http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/Search.aspx Please send us emails (info@utpog.com) or post a comment for...