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Transit overhaul a top issue for state legislators
Wednesday deadline looms for many bills
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ATLANTA — Wednesday marks a key deadline for Georgia lawmakers, since bills need pass at least one chamber by then to remain alive for the session, which ends in late March. There are ways around the looming deadline, but legislators try to pass as many bills as possible and are expected to work late into the night. Here is a look at some of the top issues that could come up by Wednesday:Metro Atlanta transit The House and Senate Transportation Committees on Thursday both advanced similar proposals that would establish a regional transit authority, called the ATL, aimed at improving metro Atlanta's commuting infrastructure.
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