Archive for May, 2013

Sen. Stone Receives Legislative Champion Award

ATLANTA (May 17, 2013) – Sen. Jesse Stone (R-Wyanesboro) will receive the Legislative Champion Award from the Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) on Friday, May 17. (more…)

Sen. Ross Tolleson Attends National Conference Focusing on Environment

ATLANTA (May 16, 2013) – Sen. Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) attended the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Environment 2013 Spring Forum on May 2-4 in Denver, Colo.  The forum focused around hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, but also provided policymakers from across the country with the opportunity to exchange ideas on issues regarding the environment. (more…)

Statement from Sen. William Ligon on Governor’s Common Core Executive Order

ATLANTA (May 15, 2013) – Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) has released the following statement in response to Governor Nathan Deal’s Executive Order regarding Georgia’s Common Core Performance Standards: (more…)

Sen. Buddy Carter Receives Star of Life Legislative Award from the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services

carterFORSYTH, Ga. (May 14, 2013) – Sen. Buddy Carter (R-Pooler) received the Star of Life Legislative Award from the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS) on May 2 during their awards banquet. (more…)

Returning Veterans Task Force Signed into Law

ATLANTA (May 10, 2013) –Senator Lester Jackson (D-Savannah) recently joined Governor Nathan Deal as he signed Senate Bill 76 into law.  The legislation will create the Returning Veterans Task Force within the State Department of Veterans Services. (more…)