Archive for December, 2012

Sen. Unterman Introduces Statewide Alzheimer’s and Dementia Task Force Plan

ATLANTA (December 20, 2012) – Sen. Renee Unterman (R-Buford), Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, held a press conference today at the Georgia State Capitol to pre-file legislation that would create a statewide Alzheimer’s and Dementia Task Force responsible for assessing the current and future impact of Alzheimer’s disease in Georgia.

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Sen. Ross Tolleson Appointed Co-Chair of NCSL Environment Committee

ATLANTA (December 18, 2012) – Sen. Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) was recently appointed to Co-Chair the National Conference of State Legislatures Environment Committee for 2012-2014.

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Sen. Jack Murphy Attends National Conference of State Legislatures

ATLANTA (December 18, 2012) – Sen. Jack Murphy (R-Cumming) attended the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) from Dec. 5-7, 2012. The NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation’s 50 states, its commonwealths and territories.

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Sen. Fort Leads Occupy Protesters to Mayor’s Office

ATLANTA (December 17, 2012) – Today, Senator Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) led a group of Occupy Atlanta Protesters to Mayor Kasim Reed’s office to call on him to testify in the case surrounding the arrests of more than 50 protesters in October 2011.

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Sen. Ross Tolleson and Singer Caylee Anna Host Successful Event in Honor of Children’s

ATLANTA (December 12, 2012) – Senator Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) hosted Kissing Childhood Cancer Goodbye on Monday to benefit the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.  The event was a great success; nearly doubling the initial goal of $20,000.

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