Sen. Vincent Fort Requests Meeting with Secretary of Army to Discuss Fort McPherson Redevelopment

ATLANTA (August 20, 2014) | Senator Vincent Fort (D — Atlanta) has requested a meeting with the Secretary of Army John McHugh in light of the McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority’s (MILRA) decision to proceed with the sale of 330 acres of the historic military base to Tyler Perry.

Sen. Renee Unterman Appointed to High School Athletics Overview Committee

ATLANTA (August 8, 2014)  |  Sen. Renee Unterman (R- Buford) has been appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to serve on the High School Athletics Overview Committee. The High School Athletics Overview Committee was created pursuant to Senate Bill 288 and is tasked with periodically reviewing the operations of Georgia’s high school athletic associations.

Sen. Vincent Fort Implores Secretary of Army to Intervene in Fort McPherson Redevelopment

ATLANTA (August 7, 2014) | Senator Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) has sent the following letter to the Honorable John McHugh, Secretary of the Army,  in response to the McPherson Planning Local Reuse Authority’s (MPLRA) decision to enter into secretive, exclusive negotiations for the sale of hundreds of acres at Fort McPherson:

Senate Long-Term Aquifer Storage Study Committee Holds First Meeting

ATLANTA (August 6, 2014) | Senator Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) chaired the first meeting of the Senate Long-Term Aquifer Storage Senate Study Committee on Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.  Interested stakeholders and state agencies attended to discuss the moratorium on aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) in Georgia; ASR allows for water […]

American Legislative Exchange Council Honors Sen. Judson Hill with Legislator of the Year Award

ATLANTA (August 5, 2014)  |  Sen. Judson Hill (R – Marietta) received the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) Legislator of the Year award last week at the organization’s 41st Annual Meeting in Dallas, TX. Sen. Hill received the award for his dedication to ALEC principles and support of Georgia’s ALEC delegation.