Archive for September, 2015

Sen. Renee Unterman Appointed to Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis

ATLANTA (September 21, 2015)  |  Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) was appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the new Georgia Commission on Medical Cannabis. (more…)

Sen. Albers Honored as a 2015 Legislator of the Year by Georgia Firefighter Organizations

Legislator of the Year AwardATLANTA (September 21, 2015) | Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell) has been selected by the Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA) and the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC) as a recipient of the GSFA / GAFC 2015 Legislator of the Year award. (more…)

$1 Million in Block Grants Coming to Senate District 31

ATLANTA (September 18, 2015)  |  Earlier this month, Gov. Nathan Deal announced the recipients of Georgia’s Community Development Block Grants Program. Between awards to the City of Cedartown and Haralson County, $1 million of those funds will be coming to Senate District 31. The $500,000 award to Cedartown will go towards Sewer Improvements while Haralson County will use its funds on Water Improvements. (more…)

Sen. P.K. Martin Begins Service on Governor’s Child Welfare Reform Council

ATLANTA (September 17, 2015)  |  This summer, State Senator P.K. Martin (R – Lawrenceville) was tapped to serve on Gov. Nathan Deal’s Child Welfare Reform Council, which reviews the operations of Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services and offers recommendations for better performance. On Wednesday, the Council gathered for the first time this year to meet with Division leadership and review their mission. (more…)

Sen. John Wilkinson Participates in UGA’s Third Annual Farm Tour

ATLANTA (September 15, 2015) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) attended the University of Georgia’s (UGA) third annual farm tour, held on September 3, 2015 by University President Jere W. Morehead. With a recent jump in agricultural growth in Georgia, the tour was created as an interactive tool to learn more about the state’s largest industry and explore opportunities for future progress and expansion through the university. (more…)