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Sen. John Wilkinson Brings Awareness to Dystonia at the State Capitol

ATLANTA (September 17, 2014) | Senator John Wilkinson (R- Toccoa) honored Dystonia Awareness Day at the Capitol today, September 17, 2014.  Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions, often resulting in painful and debilitating body positions for the victim.  (more…)

Rep. Jay Roberts and Sen. Charlie Bethel to Co-Chair High School Athletics Overview Committee

ATLANTA (September 12, 2014) | Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston have announced their respective appointments to the High School Athletics Overview Committee. The joint committee was created pursuant to Senate Bill 288, passed during the 2014 legislative session, and is tasked with regularly reviewing the operations of Georgia’s high school athletic association. Rep. Jay Roberts (R – Ocilla) and Sen. Charlie Bethel (R – Dalton) and will serve as committee co-chairs. (more…)

Sen. John Albers Condemns the Fulton County Commission for Irresponsible Actions

ATLANTA (September 8, 2014)  |  Last week Fulton County commissioners passed a resolution urging Sheriff Ted Jackson to stop cooperating with federal immigration authorities under a variety of conditions. Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) strongly condemns the Fulton County Commission for their irresponsible actions.

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Sen. Burt Jones Named to UGA’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2014

20121113Burt_6285 originalATLANTA (September 5, 2014) | Senator Burt Jones (R- Jackson) was recently named to the University of Georgia’s (UGA) 40 Under 40 Class of 2014 by the UGA Alumni Association.  (more…)

Sen. Mike Dugan Attends Georgia’s First Walmart Primary Care Clinic Opening

ATLANTA (August 29, 2014) | Sen. Mike Dugan attended the opening of one of Georgia’s first Walmart corporate-operated primary clinics today to introduce the pilot program.  The Carrollton Walmart, located at 1735 S. Highway 27, is one of seven pilot stores testing the clinic nationwide and one of two stores in Georgia. (more…)