Update from the Gold Dome

Update from the Gold Dome By: Sen. Jeff Mullis (R – Chickamauga) The Georgia Senate crossed legislative day 16 off the calendar this week as we completed the fourth legislative week. Several bills received Senate approval this week, and it is likely that the amended FY 2016 budget will be presented on the floor within […]

Senate Committees Review College Campus Public Safety Measures

Senate Committees Review College Campus Public Safety Measures ATLANTA (February 5, 2016)  |  Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) and Sen. Fran Miller (R – Atlanta) held a joint meeting of the Senate Health and Human Services and Higher Education committees on Wednesday, February 3. The senators serve as the respective chairs of the two committees. […]

Sen. William Ligon Calls on Citizens to Find Georgia’s Fallen Vietnam Veterans

ATLANTA (February 4, 2016)  |  As part of a statewide initiative, Sen. William Ligon (R – Brunswick) is calling on all Georgians to honor our Vietnam Veterans. The multimedia display at the new Education Center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (‘The Wall’) is still missing many pictures of Georgia’s fallen Vietnam War Veterans. The display […]

Sen. Steve Gooch Files Legislation to Study High-Speed Broadband Internet Access

ATLANTA (February 4, 2016)  |  Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) has filed legislation to create the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee. If approved by the Georgia General Assembly, Senate Resolution 876 will meet several times throughout the summer and fall of 2016 to discuss common obstacles for high-speed broadband […]

Sen. Greg Kirk and Rep. Ed Rynders Endorse Bonds for Worth County Schools

Sen. Greg Kirk and Rep. Ed Rynders Endorse Bonds for Worth County Schools ATLANTA (February 3, 2016) | Sen. Greg Kirk (R – Americus) and Rep. Ed Rynders (R – Albany) commend Gov. Nathan Deal for his allocation of $1.6 million in the FY2017 General Budget for renovations and new construction to Worth County Schools. […]