Sen. Harold Jones II to Serve as Chief Deputy Whip

ATLANTA (January 20, 2017) | Sen. Harold Jones II (D – Augusta), was recently appointed by Democratic Whip Sen. Vincent Fort to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the Democratic Caucus.

Sen. Gooch Receives 2016 Legislator of the Year Award

ATLANTA (January 19, 2017)  |  Sen. Steve Gooch (R– Dahlonega) was named as a ‘2016 Legislator of the Year’ by InsiderAdvantage and James Magazine during their “2016 Influential Georgians” reception on Wednesday.

Senator Ed Harbison Hosts International Military Students at the State Capitol

ATLANTA (January 17, 2017) | Sen. Ed Harbison (D – Columbus) hosted a group of students from the International Military Student Office (IMSO), located in Ft. Benning, Georgia, on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. He was joined by Sen. Matt Brass (R – Newnan), Sen. Gail Davenport (D – Jonesboro) and Sen. Michael Williams (R – […]

Sen. Blake Tillery to Serve as State Institutions and Properties Vice Chairman

ATLANTA (January 13, 2017)  |  Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) was recently appointed to serve as vice chairman of the State Institutions and Property Committee. He will also serve on several influential committees for the 2017 legislative session including Higher Education, Judiciary, and Economic Development.

Sen. Mike Dugan and Lt. Governor Cagle Announce “The FAST Act” to Remove Regulatory Burdens on Small Businesses

ATLANTA (January 13, 2017)  |  Senator Mike Dugan (R – Carrollton), Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and the Senate Majority Caucus announced Senate Bill 2, “The FAST Act – Fairness, Accountability, Simplification, and Transparency – Empowering Our Small Businesses to Succeed” this week. This pro-business, pro-job creation legislation will address and remove the costly hassles placed […]