Archive for May, 2011

Senator Rogers Earns Perfect Score and A+ Rating from Georgia Chamber

ATLANTA (May 27, 2011) – Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers has received the highest ranking given on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll. The Chamber’s Honor Roll recognizes legislators that were most supportive of the business community during the 2010 Legislative Session. Rogers was one of only nine legislators out of 236-member Assembly to receive an A+. (more…)

Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers Named Digital Leader by Foundation for Excellence in Education

ATLANTA- (Tuesday, May 24, 2011) Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers was recently announced as a “Digital Leader” by The Foundation for Excellence in Education. Digital Learning Now! is a national campaign advancing the 10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning, which provide a roadmap for lawmakers and policymakers to integrate digital learning into education. Over 100 Digital Leaders from across the country have joined the effort to use the power of technology to customize education for each and every child.

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Sen. Hamrick Appointed to Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform

ATLANTA (May 20, 2011) – Sen. Bill Hamrick (R-Carrollton) was recently appointed to the Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. Sen. Hamrick will serve on this council with Sens. John Crosby (R-Tifton) and Ron Ramsey (D-Lithonia) as well as appointments from Gov. Nathan Deal and Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol Hunstein. (more…)

Sen. Butterworth Appointed to Education Finance Study Committee

ATLANTA (May 20, 2011) – State Sen. Jim Butterworth (R-Demorest) was recently appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to serve on the Education Finance Study Committee, which will evaluate the funding formula for public schools, including Race to the Top appropriations. (more…)

Sen. Albers Earns “A” on Georgia Chamber Scorecard

ATLANTA (May 23, 2011) – Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) recently scored an “A” on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Legislative Scorecard, which grades legislators on their support of the business community during the 2011 Legislative Session. (more…)