Archive for November, 2010

Sen. Jones to Host Families and Communities Summit during Atlanta Global Peace Celebration

ATLANTA (November 23, 2010) – Sen. Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur) will host the Strengthening Families and Communities Summit on Thursday, Dec. 9 during the Global Peace Celebration Atlanta 2010 to address the significant social challenges facing families and the community of Atlanta.  Jones has launched the Strengthening Families and Communities Coalition (SFCC), a collaboration between federal, state and city agencies as well as private partners and faith and academic institutions to look at four critical areas in the community, including economic development and financial literacy, teen pregnancy, school dropouts and youth violence. 


Leading the Way to a Brighter Future for Georgia

By Senator-Elect John Albers
ROSWELL (November 23, 2010) – I am honored to have been chosen to serve the people of the 56th Senate District in the Georgia General Assembly as their next State Senator.  While Georgia has a storied past, I’m committed to ensuring that our state has an even brighter future. 


The People’s Business

Sen. Tommie Williams

By President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams
November 19, 2010

The Thanksgiving holiday reminds us that true riches come from the love and support of friends and family, a strong faith, and the privilege it is to be an American and a Georgian. If you can count these among your blessings, you have much to be thankful for this year.


A Time to Give Thanks

By State Sen. Greg Goggans

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches it brings with it a wonderful time for us all to reflect on what is truly important and meaningful in life.  On this very significant day, with origins tracing back to our country’s earliest history, we have the privilege of gathering with family and friends and celebrating the things that no economic downturn or recession can take away from us: the true riches of love, friendship, faith, and pride in being an American and a Georgian. (more…)

Joint Immigration Study Committee Holds Second Meeting at the Capitol

ATLANTA (November 18, 2010) – Sen. Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) made the following statement today regarding the second meeting of the Special Joint Study Committee on Immigration Reform: