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Casey Cagle

Near session's end, lawmakers rush on taxes, education bills

State lawmakers worked late into the evening Tuesday, rushing to pass legislation affecting Georgians' income taxes, treatment for opioid addiction and a strategy to turn around the state's lowest performing schools.

Tuesday marked the 39th day of the 40-day legislative session. Lawmakers plan to adjourn on Thursday. The rush to pass bills before the end of the 40th day can lead to dramatic last-minute changes to legislation — either accidental or intentional amid the chaos.

Here's a look at some of the closely watched measures still moving through the legislature:


House members rejected an expansion of the state's definition of domestic...