Archive for September, 2013

Senator Unterman Promotes Thrombosis Awareness in Boston

ATLANTA (September 30, 2013) – In recognition of Thrombosis Awareness Month, Senator Renee Unterman (R- Buford) recently joined the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF) at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in downtown Boston to raise awareness of this potentially life-threatening condition.

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Sen. Mullis and Rep. Deffenbaugh Hold Transportation Meeting on Issues in Dade County and Northwest Georgia

ATLANTA (September 30, 2013) –  Senator Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) and Representative John Deffenbaugh (R-Lookout Mountain) recently held a meeting with Harry Maddox, Traffic Engineer, with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to work on several issues for Dade County and Northwest Georgia.  (more…)

Sen. Unterman Named Recipient of the 2013 Family Medicine Legislative Champion of the Year Award

ATLANTA (September 27, 2013) – Sen. Renee Unterman (R- Buford) was recently named as one of the recipients of the 2013 Family Medicine Legislative Champion of the Year Award by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP). Sen. Unterman received the award at the first ever Republican Women of Hall County Meeting on September 26 at the Silver Bay Seafood Restaurant in Gainesville. (more…)

Sen. Hardie Davis Speaks at Digital Literacy Rally

ATLANTA (September 27, 2013) – Senator Hardie Davis (D – Augusta) spoke at a Digital Literacy Rally on Wednesday at the E.W. Hagler Club in support of expanding digital literacy initiatives by increasing access to technology. (more…)

Sen. James Receives 2013 R.I.C.E. Government Award

ATLANTA (Sept. 26, 2013) – State Senator Donzella James (D-Atlanta) recently received the 2013 R.I.C.E. Government Award.  The Rising In Community Excellence Award (R.I.C.E.) is given to individuals who exemplify professional excellence while edifying the community. (more…)