Archive for January, 2014

Sen. John Albers Issues Winter Storm Response

ATLANTA (January 30, 2014)  |  Sen. John Albers ( R – Roswell) has released the following statement in response to the winter storm that affected metro Atlanta and the surrounding areas: (more…)

Sen. David Shafer Honors He Beom Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta

shaferATLANTA (January 28, 2014)  |  Sen. David Shafer ( R – Duluth) presented Senate Resolution 798 today to He Beom Kim, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta. The resolution honors the Republic of Korea as one of the strongest allies and trading partners of the United States, and also acknowledges the many contributions of the Korean American community both in Georgia and nationwide.

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Sen. Chuck Hufstetler Applauds Changes to State Health Benefit Plan

ATLANTA (January 28, 2014) | Sen. Chuck Hufstetler (R- Rome) is spreading the word about the Board of Department of Community Health’s recent decision to approve changes to the State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) policies for 2014. (more…)

Counties to Receive Forestland Protection Act Grant Reimbursements

ATLANTA (January 27, 2014) | Governor Nathan Deal’s annual State of the State Address laid out the plans for the Amended Fiscal Year 2014 budget to incorporate $25.6 million for Forestland Protection Grant reimbursements including $14.5 for school systems.  These grants provide local governments with funds necessary to maintain key local services and quality schools while also preserving the state’s crucial natural resources.  (more…)

Sen. Don Balfour Receives Special Guest on Ga. National Guard Day at the Capitol

balfourATLANTA (January 27, 2014) | Sen. Don Balfour (R- Snellville) was surprised Monday to speak with his son, Trey Balfour, via Skype from Afghanistan after being deployed earlier this year.  (more…)