Published on: Feb. 6, 2023
Legislative Update

Last week, legislators met for day nine of the legislative session and worked through Thursday, February 2, when the Georgia House passed House Bill 18, the Fiscal Year 2023 Amended Budget. This year’s amended budget increases spending by over 7% of what was initially appropriated during the last session. The revised spending plan includes $1 billion worth of property tax grants to Georgia homeowners, $1 billion in income tax rebates, and increased funding for road building and school safety grants. House Bill 18 now awaits further action by the Senate Appropriations Committee.

To view the full Fiscal Year 2023 Amended Budget, click here.

The legislature will reconvene today and work through Thursday, February 9. The Savannah Chamber Legislative Oyster Roast also falls on Thursday, February 9. The Chamber looks forward to seeing our members mingling with state-elected officials while helping us promote the Chamber’s 2023 Legislative Agenda and other business-friendly pieces of legislation.

Tickets for the Legislative Oyster Roast are sold out.

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