Archive for the ‘Senate Press Release’ Category

Sen. Vincent Fort Named 2015 GLBC Legislator of the Year

ATLANTA (August 26, 2015)  |  Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) recently received the 2015 Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) Legislator of the Year Award at this year’s GLBC Annual Legislative Conference in St. Simmons, GA.  He was awarded this honor for his work on this year’s transportation funding bill (House Bill 170) in addition to his contributions on HIV/AIDS public policy. (more…)

Sen. Michael Williams Appointed to Special Joint Committee on Georgia Revenue Structure

ATLANTA (August 25, 2015) | Sen. Michael Williams (R- Cumming) has been selected by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to serve on the Special Joint Committee on Georgia Revenue Structure. (more…)

Dates Set for Two Senate Preservation of the HOPE Scholarship Program Study Committee Meetings

ATLANTA (August 20, 2015) | The Senate Preservation of the HOPE Scholarship Program Study Committee, chaired by Sen. Brandon Beach (R – Alpharetta), has announced the dates and times for its first two meetings.  (more…)

Sen. Vincent Fort Calls on ACVB to Ask OK Café to Abandon Use of Confederate Emblem

ATLANTA (August 18, 2015)  |  Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) has released the following statement on OK Café’s use of the Confederate emblem following this morning’s Atlanta Convention and Visitor’s Bureau meeting: (more…)

Sen. Bruce Thompson Promotes the Veteran’s Recruitment Advisory Committee at Kennesaw State University

Bruce ThompsonKENNESAW (August 17, 2015)  |  On Friday, August 7, 2015, Sen. Bruce Thompson (R – White) attended the Fall meeting of the Veteran’s Recruitment Advisory Committee at Kennesaw State University.  (more…)