Gov. Nathan Deal heads into his election-year legislative session next week with an economy on the uptick and a relatively fat state bankroll, the first since the Great Recession.
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Under the Gold Dome
With the 2014 session of the General Assembly opening on Jan. 13, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will offer a series of pre-session reports on the major issues facing lawmakers. Coming this week: the debate over medical malpractice, guns and the cityhood movement. Next Sunday, our legislative guide wraps up the issues, the players and the politics and leads with an exclusive AJC poll of Georgia voters.