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But Ralston said a recession is no time to be hamstringing businesses and that the measure would lead to layoffs. He had also criticized an earlier proposal, which passed the Senate Finance Committee that killed or limit about three-dozen special-interest tax breaks.
“It’s still a job killer. A little bit of job killing is still job killing,” Ralston said. “I don’t think that’s the way Georgia recovers.
“You know, they can pass it all they want. We’ve got other things to do that are more productive than killing jobs.”
The Senate has HB 1035 on its calendar of bills to vote on during the final two days of the 2020 session. The session ends Friday.