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“Lawyers Fight to Maintain Presence in General Assembly,” Daily Report

Date: April 12, 2016

In an article published by the Daily Report on April 12, 2016, Meagan M. Hanson discusses how her legal training has prepared her for building effective legislation in the Georgia state house. The article describes how the number of lawyers serving in Georgia’s legislature has dropped in recent years, and that of the current 232-member general assembly, only 42 legislators hold law degrees. “It’s an art,” Hanson says. “You have to know what you’re asking for, and how that will be interpreted in the court to know how it will affect things in practice.” Hanson is running on the Republican ticket for House District 80. Subscribers may access the full article here.