Archive for October, 2013

Sen. Nan Orrock Joins Call For Immigration Reform at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 25, 2013) – Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) joined President Obama and eight other  state lawmakers representing Progressive States Action, as well as leaders from the labor, business, and faith communities, at the White House to renew the call for the U.S. House of Representatives to pass immigration reform yesterday. (more…)

Senator Albers Visits The Goddard School in Recognition of Georgia Pre-K Week

Senator Albers Visits The Goddard School in Recognition of Georgia Pre-K WeekATLANTA (October 24, 2013) – Senator John Albers (R –Roswell) recently read to a group of students at The Goddard School in Roswell in recognition of Georgia Pre-K Week. This year’s 3rd annual Georgia Pre-K Week ran from Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 4. (more…)

Medical Association of Georgia Honors Senator Cecil Staton

ATLANTA (October 23, 2013) – Senator Cecil Staton (R – Macon) was recently recognized as a recipient of the Medical Association of Georgia’s “1849 Friends of Medicine” Award. Senator Staton was formally presented the award at the Medical Association of Georgia’s 159th House of Delegates meeting on Sunday, October 20 at the Legacy Lodge and Conference Center at Lake Lanier Islands Resort. (more…)

Senator Tolleson Holds Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee

ATLANTA (October 21, 2013) – State Senator Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) recently hosted the Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.  Sen. Tolleson serves as chairman of the committee. (more…)

Senator Unterman Named Legislator of the Year by Georgia Women for a Change

ATLANTA (October 18, 2013) – Senator Renee Unterman (R- Buford) was named “Legislator of the Year” by Georgia Women for a Change, a non-partisan, non-profit organization that seeks to raise awareness of the many challenges facing women today. Senator Unterman received this award because of her unwavering commitment to advancing the fight against human trafficking. (more…)