Archive for September, 2015

Sen. Ed Harbison to Honor Fellow Georgia Vietnam Veterans

ATLANTA (September 30 , 2015)  |  Sen. Ed Harbison (D – Columbus) has been asked to participate in two ceremonies in Columbus, Ga. to award Vietnam Veterans with certificates and pins to show appreciation for their dedication and service. (more…)

Sen. Vincent Fort to Attend White House State Legislator Briefing

ATLANTA (September 29, 2015)  |  Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) will attend the White House State Legislator Briefing, TOMORROW, September 30, at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama, along with Senior Administration Officials, will discuss some of their top priorities for states’ legislation in the coming year. (more…)

Senator John Wilkinson Receives 2015 ACCG Legislative Service Award

ATLANTA (September 28, 2015) | The Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) has honored Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) with the 2015 Legislative Service Award. (more…)

Sen. John Wilkinson Planning Habersham County Round Table Meetings

ATLANTA (September 25, 2015) | Senator John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) will host a series of round table meetings with elected officials in Habersham County on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. Meetings will be held with County officials, City of Cornelia officials and Demorest officials throughout the day. Quality Foods in Cornelia will also be hosting a Meet & Greet for Senator Wilkinson from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.  (more…)

Sen. Renee Unterman Participates in Hunger Awareness Events at National NCSL Conference

ATLANTA (September 21, 2015)  |  Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) participated in the 2015 National Conference of State Leaders (NCSL) Legislative Summit on August 3 – 6 in Seattle, WA. During the 2015 Summit, she took part in several events hosted by the NCSL Hunger Partnership, which launched in 2010 to raise the visibility of hunger in America and highlight innovative solutions. This year celebrates the Partnership’s fifth anniversary, as well as Sen. Unterman’s fifth year serving as co-chair of the Partnership. The annual NCSL Legislative Summit is the nation’s largest educational gathering for legislators and legislative staff, and provides a platform for policy discussion and professional development. (more…)