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Closer Look: Ga.'s New Bills; James Comey; And More

May 10, 2017

Wednesday on "Closer Look at Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burress get reaction from Georgia's congressional delegation about President Donald Trump's firing FBI Director James Comey, and report on the Interstate 85 bridge's reopening ahead of the original June 15 deadline; 
  • 4:45: Reporters Elly Yu and Johnny Kauffman break down what bills made it through this year's legislative session; 
  • 17:15: Mary Grealy, president and CEO of the Healthcare Leadership Council and Ken Thorpe, professor of health policy at Emory University, discuss the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which could automatically kick in under a provision of the Affordable Care Act, and why people inside the health care sector want it repealed; 
  • 32:25: Philip Smith, president of the National African American Gun Association, Ken Baye, co-owner of Stoddards Gun Range, Daphne Jordan, president of Well Armed Women South Atlanta Chapter discuss their experience as gun owners in the state and what policy they would like to see for people who are licensed to carry.

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