Archive for April, 2013

Statement from Sen. Hardie Davis on Georgia STEM Day

ATLANTA (April 30, 2013) – Sen. Hardie Davis (D – Augusta) has released the following statement regarding the upcoming Georgia STEM Day on Friday, May 3, and the statewide events celebrating professional opportunities for students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.

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Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer Named “Georgian of the Year”

ATLANTA (April 24, 2013) – Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) was recently named “Georgian of the Year” by James Magazine; an honor given to a business, civic or political leader whose work has generated positive change in Georgia.

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Sen. Heath Issues Statement to Commemorate Confederate Memorial Day

Sen. Bill Heath (R-Bremen) has released the following statement on the commemoration of Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia:

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Sen. Nan Orrock and Georgia Health Decisions Highlight National Health Care Decisions Day

ATLANTA (April 15, 2013) – Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) joins with Dr. Richard Cohen, Georgia Health Decisions (GHD) Board Chairman, to highlight National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD) on April 16, 2013.  Tomorrow marks the sixth anniversary of NHDD to emphasize the need for Georgians to complete advance directives to ensure that their health care decisions are honored.

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Sen. Barry Loudermilk Speaks at Press Conference to Announce Inner-City Youth Driving Initiative & Teen Driving Safety Expo

photoATLANTA (April 11, 2013) – Sen. Barry Loudermilk (R- Cassville) participated in a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol on Thursday to announce the creation of a partnership between the Safe America Foundation and Operation Hope, aimed at enhancing public safety along Georgia’s roads and highways. Through this partnership, a new “Teen Training Academy” will open at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in downtown Atlanta to train inner-city youth about the importance of driving safety.

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