Archive for November, 2013

Sen. Burke Encourages GEFA Incentive for Energy Efficient Farmers

ATLANTA (November 25, 2013) – Sen. Dean Burke (R-Bainbridge) is encouraging constituents to look into information regarding the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority’s (GEFA) second offering of the Georgia Agricultural Irrigation Motor (AIM) program. (more…)

Statement from Sen. Albers Regarding the Georgia 400 Toll Removal

ATLANTA (November 22, 2013) – Sen. John Albers (R –Roswell) has released the following statement regarding the removal of the Georgia 400 Tolls: (more…)

Sen. David Shafer Releases Statement on Sen. John Crosby’s Retirement

ATLANTA (November 20, 2013) – Georgia State Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) today released the following statement regarding the retirement of Senator John “Dickie” Crosby:

“Judge Crosby brought a wealth of talent and experience to the Senate. We will greatly miss both him and his wife, Rose.”


For Immediate Release:
November 20, 2013

For Information Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Director

Sen. Orrock Recognized at University of Mary Washington Tribute to Dr. James Farmer

ATLANTA (November 19, 2013) – Sen. Nan Grogan Orrock (D-Atlanta) was awarded the prestigious Monroe Medal by the President and Board of Visitors of the University of Mary Washington (UMW) in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  A 1965 alumna of UMW, Sen. Orrock joined the historic March on Washington, launching her participation in the civil rights movement. The award recognizes her continued role as a civil rights activist and her long career in Georgia state government.   (more…)

Sen. Staton Honored for Contributions to Trauma Care and Injury Prevention

statonATLANTA (November 19, 2013) – Sen. Cecil Staton (R – Macon) was recently honored for his many contributions to trauma care during the Emory Center for Injury Control’s 20th Anniversary Celebration and Fundraising Event.