Campaign Coverage 2020

Gambling expansion, tort reform on lawmakers' to-do list

ATLANTA (AP) — Onlookers are placing bets on whether Georgia will make a push to expand gambling in the state this year. But the odds for such a wager remain unclear. Georgia’s 2020 legislative session begins Monday. Expanding gambling would require a state constitutional amendment. Two-thirds of each chamber of the General Assembly must approve, followed by voters in a referendum. Limits on lawsuits, a proposed state takeover of the Atlanta airport and rural transit could also come into play this session. 

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