Tag: Georgia State Legislature

  • Fewest number of Georgia state legislators retiring this year since 2014

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    There are 236 state legislative seats up for election this year in Georgia. Across those, 17 incumbents (10 Democrats and seven Republicans) did not file to run for re-election. That’s the fewest number of retirements since 2014. From 2010 to 2022, the average number of retirements per cycle was 28. In 2022, 48 incumbents (23…

  • Georgia voters to decide on measure increasing personal property tax exemption from $7,500 to $20,000

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    The Georgia State Legislature passed a bill that would increase the personal property tax exemption from $7,500 to $20,000. The increase requires voter approval at the general election in Nov. 2024. The measure was introduced into the state Legislature as House Bill 808 (HB 808). On Feb. 26, 2024, the Georgia House of Representatives voted…