ATLANTA (May 31,2012) – Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock), one of Georgia’s leading education reformers, has received national praise for his dedication to educational freedom and innovation in learning through technology. (more…)
Archive for May, 2012
By Sen. Jesse Stone (R-Waynesboro)
ATLANTA (May 29, 2012) – Georgia has now joined 18 other states that have passed bills on scrap metal theft over the last two years according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Secondary metal theft has quickly become an epidemic that necessitates a fast and effective response. With Gov. Nathan Deal’s signature on House Bill 872 on April 16, 2012, this has been the fourth time state lawmakers have revisited the issue in five years, and we hope the last.
ATLANTA (May 22, 2012) – Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) has received the highest ranking given on the Georgia Chamber of Commerce Honor Roll. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce released its 2012 Legislative Scorecard on Monday. The scorecard reflects an overall grade on how House and Senate members voted during the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions on business-friendly measures. Rogers was one of only 9 members out of the 236 members of the General Assembly to earn a perfect score in both 2011 and 2012.
ATLANTA (May 22, 2012) – Sen. David Shafer (R-Duluth) 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 2012 legislative session.
ATLANTA (Friday, May 18, 2012) – Hundreds of Georgia entrepreneurs, startups and technology leaders, welcomed Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) as a featured speaker for Georgia Tech’s 2012 Advanced Technology Development Center Startup Showcase. The event, held at the Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, honors Georgia’s brightest entrepreneurs and emerging technologies, putting a spotlight on ATDC’s graduating companies – all of whom have met rigorous growth milestones. In addition, dozens of ATDC’s most promising member companies – representing industries as varied as information security, financial technology, health care IT, mobile technology, clean tech/energy, and medical devices –exhibited their innovative technologies during the event.