Archive for September, 2011

Rogers Elected First National Chairman of Majority Leaders Conference

ATLANTA- Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) was recently elected by members of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation to serve as the first National Chairman of the Majority Leaders Conference. The Majority Leaders Conference is part of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation. By way of position, 99 Majority Leaders will participate in the conference, which is slated to be held in 2013.

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Sen. Orrock Asks Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to Reconsider Troy Davis’s Case

ATLANTA (September 16, 2011) –Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) has sent a memo to the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles to stay the execution of Troy Anthony Davis.  Joining Sen. Orrock’s call to grant clemency, or alternatively a new trial, is U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D – 5th District), U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-13th District) and U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop (D – 2nd District). 

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