Georgia lawmakers return to the Capitol today after two days off last Thursday and Friday. With only two days left in session (today and Thursday), there are a number of major issues that still need to be addressed if they are going to make it out of the 2016 session.

Two bills impacting state taxes will be under scrutiny — especially by education advocates who believe both will have a dramatic impact on state funding for public schools and other important state services. HB 238 passed the Senate last week, but goes back to the House since the original version of HB 238 dealt with tax exemptions for aquarium expansions and renovations. The new version, the original SB 280, would reduce the top income tax rate among other things. 

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