Archive for August, 2016

Portion of I-75 Named Governor Sonny Perdue Highway

I-75 dedicationATLANTA (August 31, 2016) | Senator Larry Walker III (R – Perry) co-hosted the official dedication of the Governor Sonny Perdue Highway on August 30, 2016. The event was attended by Guest of Honor, the Honorable Sonny Perdue and several leaders in the legislature, state and local community. During the event, Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Hill (R – Reidsville) and United States Senator David Perdue (R – GA) expressed appreciation for Governor Perdue’s years of service to Georgia and for his family’s steadfast support. (more…)

Sen. Renee Unterman Attends Safe Harbor Yes Press Conference

Safe Harbor Yes PhotoATLANTA (August 25, 2016) | Sen. Renee Unterman (R– Buford) attended the Safe Harbor Yes press conference yesterday at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. The campaign for the Safe Harbor Amendment was announced and coalition representatives encouraged citizens to vote yes. Passing the amendment will ensure the creation of the Safe Harbor for Exploited Children Fund. (more…)

Sen. Jeff Mullis Appointed Chairman of Several Study Committees

ATLANTA (August 22, 2016)  |  Lt. Governor Casey Cagle selected Sen. Jeff Mullis (R- Chickamauga) to serve as Co-Chair of three Joint Study Committees and as Chair of two Senate Study Committees. Sen. Mullis will act as Co-Chair of the State Commission on Narcotic Treatment Programs, the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure and Vehicle Joint Study Committee and the Music Economic Development Joint Study Committee. In addition, Sen. Mullis will serve as Chair of the Senate Legislative Process Study Committee and the Senate Sexual Offender Registry Study Committee. (more…)

Roswell’s First Responders Patriot Flight to New York City

ATLANTA (August 19, 2016) |  Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell) wishes to share the following press release from the Roswell Rotary: (more…)

Sen. Harper Honored as a 2016 Legislator of the Year by Georgia Firefighter Organizations

ATLANTA (August 18, 2016) | Sen. Tyler Harper (R – Ocilla) 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 2016 Legislator of the Year award. He was presented this award during the 2016 Georgia Fire Service Conference awards ceremony on August 13, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (more…)