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Sen. Michael Williams Encourages Congress to Take Action Against Senate Bill 398

ATLANTA (April 21, 2017) – Sen. Michael Williams (R – Cumming) is urging members of Congress to take action against the problem that the ‘water wars’ between Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Florida have created for metro Atlanta and Lake Lanier by voting against Senate Bill 398.

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Sen. Renee Unterman Receives 2016 GPHA Legislator of the Year Award

GPHA Award PicATLANTA (April 17, 2017) | On April 12, 2017, Sen. Renee Unterman (R– Buford) received the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA). She received the award in front of more than 500 GPHA members at the association’s annual spring meeting in Atlanta.

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Sen. Vincent Fort Awarded Legislator of the Year

Leg of the YearATLANTA (April 11, 2017) | Sen. Vincent Fort (D – Atlanta) was named the 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Association of Educators at the organization’s 47th Annual Spring Convention held in Macon on Saturday, April 1, 2017. (more…)

Georgia Musical Investment Act Sent to Governor

ATLANTA (April 10, 2017) | On March 30, 2017, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 155, titled the Georgia Musical Investment Act. HB 155, carried by Sen. Jeff Mullis (R – Chickamauga) and sponsored by Rep. Amy Carter (R – Valdosta), would create an income tax credit for production companies that handle state certified musical or theatrical productions. (more…)

Georgia Senate Honors Rick and Letha Phillips

Rick and Letha Phillips

Rick Phillips, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, Letha Phillips, and Sen. John Wilkinson

ATLANTA (April 7, 2017) | Sen. John Wilkinson (R – Toccoa) presented Rick and Letha Phillips with Senate Resolution 422 at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to recognize them for their dedication to their community and state. (more…)