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Lawmakers reach halfway mark of legislative session
State takeover of Atlanta airport proposed
In this May 9, 2016 file photo, a Southwest airline sits at the gate at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. A state takeover of the Atlanta airport is in the works in the state Senate. Legislation introduced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 would create the “Georgia Major Airport Authority,” a board appointed by state officials that would oversee operations at Atlanta’s airport, one of the world’s busiest. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Georgia's state lawmakers are working quickly to push bills through the legislature as this year's session has reached the halfway mark.
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