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What To Expect From Georgia’s 2017 Legislative Session

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston speaks after being reelected on the first day of the legislative session in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston speaks after being reelected on the first day of the legislative session in Atlanta, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.
Credit David Goldman / Associated Press

WABE’s Elly Yu & Johnny Kauffman, speaking with Denis O’Hayer on “Morning Edition” (Broadcast Version)

WABE’s Elly Yu & Johnny Kauffman, speaking with Denis O’Hayer on “Morning Edition” (Expanded Version)

On Monday, the Georgia Legislature convened for its 2017-2018 session.

From old battles like guns on college campuses and “religious freedom” bills, to responding to the new administration’s decision on Obamacare, state lawmakers will face some big and complicated issues this new year.  On “Morning Edition,” WABE reporters Elly Yu and Johnny Kauffman talked with Denis O’Hayer about what to expect.

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