Archive for January, 2014

Sen. Vincent Fort Introduces Legislation to Give Teachers More Health Benefit Options

ATLANTA (January 24, 2014) | Today, Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) introduced legislation that would provide at least two healthcare provider options for teachers. Senate Bill 328 would require the Board of Community Health to consistently provide teachers and state employees with at least two health care vendors. (more…)

Sen. Jeff Mullis Named as one of Georgia’s 100 Most Influential People

ATLANTA (January 21, 2014) | Georgia Trend Magazine recently named Sen. Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) to its Power List of “100 Most Influential Georgians.” This is the sixth consecutive year in which the magazine has honored Sen. Mullis. Individuals on the list have accomplished something significant for the state and have had a positive impact on the livelihood of all Georgians in one way or another.

“It is a great honor to be named to such a prestigious list. I am humbled to be included among the many community and state leaders who are working diligently to make Georgia the greatest state in our nation,” says Sen. Mullis. “I look forward to leveraging my position to further advance the issues facing my constituents, since they are always my primary focus.”

Sen. Mullis was first elected to the State Senate in 2000 and currently serves as chairman of the Senate Rules Committee. He is the past chair of the Senate Transportation and Economic Development committees. Sen. Mullis lives in Chickamauga with his wife Teresa and has three children.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2014

Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Director
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Students from The Lighthouse School Visit the Capitol

ginnATLANTA (January 21, 2014) | Senator Frank Ginn (R – Danielsville) welcomed students from The Lighthouse School to the Capitol on Wednesday, January 15. (more…)

Sen. Bruce Thompson to Serve on Influential Committees

ATLANTA (January 16, 2014)  |  Sen. Bruce Thompson (R-White) was recently appointed to serve on several influential committees for the 2014 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments. (more…)

Sen. Vincent Fort Demands Full and Fair Hearing on ‘Stand Your Ground’ Legislation

ATLANTA (January 16, 2014) | Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) has released the following statement on Senate Bill 280, legislation that would repeal Georgia’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ law : (more…)