Archive for March, 2015

Senate Honors Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department for Courageous Service

032615_Williams_SR 265 Photo 2ATLANTA (March 26, 2015)  |  Senator Michael Williams (R – Cumming) sponsored Senate Resolution 265 on Wednesday, March 26, 2015, commending the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department for their courageous actions to resist an armed attack that was launched against the Forsyth County courthouse on June 6, 2014. (more…)

Sen. John Albers Calls for Other Transportation Funding Options

ATLANTA (March 18, 2015) | Sen. John Albers (R- Roswell) has recently called on the Georgia General Assembly to look at transportation funding options that do not include tax increases for Georgia’s citizens. (more…)

Legislative Package Aimed at Greater Transparency in DeKalb Goes to the Governor

ATLANTA (March 25, 2015) | Sen. Elena Parent (D – Atlanta) commends the Senate’s passage of House Bills 597, 598, and 599, sponsored by Rep. Scott Holcomb (D – 81), three pieces of legislation that work together to increase transparency in DeKalb governmental operations. (more…)

Sen. Donzella James Dedicates Portion of Peachtree Street to Gladys Knight

ATLANTA (March 19, 2015) | Last week, Sen. Donzella James (D – Atlanta) sponsored Senate Resolution 441 honoring Ms. Gladys Knight and dedicating a portion of Peachtree Street in her name. SR 441 passed the senate unanimously. (more…)

Sen. Valencia Seay Urges Congress to Rename Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala.

Sen. Valencia Seay

Sen. Valencia Seay

ATLANTA (March 19, 2015) | State Senator Valencia Seay (D-Riverdale) recently sponsored Senate Resolution 453 which calls on the United States’ Congress to rename the Edmund Pettus bridge as the Edmund Pettus-John Lewis Bridge. (more…)