Archive for August, 2013

Sen. James Attends Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria Annual Convention

ATLANTA (August 29, 2013) – State Senator Donzella James (D-Atlanta) recently attended The 26th Annual Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria Convention in Washington, D.C.  This year’s theme was “Preserving the Culture of Akwa Ibom State for Future Generations through the Building of a Cultural Center.” (more…)

Georgia Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the March for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

ATLANTA (August 29, 2013) – Senator Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur), Chairman of the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council, recently joined State and local leaders on the top of Stone Mountain today to mark the anniversary of the historic March on Washington, and to Let Freedom Ring from Stone Mountain, as mentioned in Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech 50 years ago yesterday. (more…)

Sen. Rick Jeffares Recognized for his Support of the Georgia Archives

ATLANTA (August 28, 2013) –Sen. Rick Jeffares (R – Locust Grove) was recently recognized by Friends of Georgia Archives and History for his efforts in the General Assembly to ensure a smooth transition for the Georgia Archives to the University System of Georgia. Sen. Jeffares received a plaque on July 29, 2013 for his commitment to making sure the Georgia Archives will remain open to the public and receive proper funding. (more…)

Sen. Hardie Davis Releases Statement on Augusta Economic Development Meeting

ATLANTA (August 27, 2013) – Sen. Hardie Davis (D-Augusta) has released the following statement: (more…)

Jennifer Yarber Appointed Director of Georgia Senate Press Office

ATLANTA (August 26, 2013) – Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) announced today the appointment of Jennifer Yarber as Director of the Georgia State Senate Press Office. (more…)