Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Just Announced a 10 AM Press Conference â€“ Will His Decision on Anti-LGBT Bill Be the Topic?
After a week in which dozens of high profile multi-national corporations urged Gov. Nathan Deal to veto a highly-contentious anti-gay "religious freedom" bill, threatening possible devastation toÂ Georgia's $1.7 billion film and TV industry, the GOP Governor has just announced a press conference for 10 AM EDT. Deal has until May 3 to sign or veto the anti-LGBT legislation, HB 757. But to be clear, the topic is unknown, so it may or may not be HB 757.
Today at 10 a.m. @GovernorDeal will hold a news conference in the Ceremonial Office in Suite 203 at the State Capitol.â€” Nathan Deal (@PressGovDeal) March 28, 2016
GeorgiaPol, a politics blog, reports that "the expectation is that guidance will be given on RFRA, and possibly the announcement of a veto could be forthcoming."
Stay tuned to NCRM for the latest news on Georgia's HB 757
This article has been updated to reflect the correct date of HB 757's sign or veto deadline.Â
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