Archive for February, 2015

Sen. John Wilkinson Sponsors Resolution Recognizing Future Farmers of America

ATLANTA (February 27, 2015)  |  Sen. John Wilkinson (R- Toccoa) sponsored Senate Resolution 136, applauding the Future Farmers of America (FFA) on their activities and recognizing February 24, 2015 as FFA Day at the Capitol.


MULLIS: Update from the Gold Dome

By: Sen. Jeff Mullis (R – Chickamauga)

Once again, sleet and ice threatened metro Atlanta this week, forcing all state government offices to close at noon on Wednesday to ensure the safety of all state employees and Georgians. I think we can all agree that we were glad to see the winter weather pass and hope it will be the last of this kind of weather for the year.


Sen. Beach Recognizes Georgia’s Health IT Industry

Health IT Day ImageATLANTA (February 24, 2015) | Today, Sen. Brandon Beach (R – Alpharetta) recognized Georgia’s booming Healthcare IT industry with Senate Resolution 284 marking February 24, 2015 as Health Information Technology Day at the state capitol.


Sen. Harold Jones II Releases Statement Following Mayor Davis’ Press Conference

ATLANTA (February 20, 2015)  |  State Senator Harold Jones II (D – Augusta) released a statement today following Mayor Hardie Davis’ press conference regarding the reorganization of powers in Augusta-Richmond County government.  (more…)

Sens. Elena Parent and Gloria Butler Offer Legislative Package Aimed at Greater Transparency in DeKalb

ATLANTA (February 19, 2015) | Sens. Elena Parent (D – Atlanta) and Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain) on Tuesday dropped Senate Bills 118, 120 and 121, three pieces of legislation that will work together to increase transparency in DeKalb governmental operations.