ATLANTA (October 3, 2017) | Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) recently visited students from J.D. Dickerson Primary Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) in Vidalia to celebrate Georgia Pre-K week. Students from J.D. Dickerson were entertained by Sen. Tillery’s reading of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.”
ATLANTA (October 2, 2017) | Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia), along with Rep. Chad Nimmer (R –Blackshear) and Rep. Bill Werkheiser (R – Glennville), sent a letter today to U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, and U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter urging them to oppose the recent decision by the Environmental Protection Agency to suspend the enforcement of coal ash effluvia rule.
ATLANTA (May 15, 2017) | On Monday, May 8, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 258 into Georgia law. SB 258, also known as “Briley’s Bill” after the Vidalia Heritage Academy freshman who inspired the legislation, was sponsored by Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia). Continue reading ““Briley’s Bill” Becomes Georgia Law”
ATLANTA (March 9, 2017) | Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) welcomed Vidalia High School (VHS) Indians head baseball coach Greg James to the Senate chamber today. Coach James has served as the head coach at VHS for 30 years and the baseball team has won two state championships under his leadership. Continue reading “Sen. Tillery Hosts Coach Greg James in the Senate Chamber”
ATLANTA (March 7, 2017) | Sen. Blake Tillery (R – Vidalia) welcomed his Youth Legislator Scholarship Competition winner, Briley Braddy to the chamber on Crossover Day. Her essay from this contest inspired Sen. Tillery to draft and sponsor Senate Bill 258 which bars a holder of public funds owed to a municipal government from holding civil office. Currently, Georgia law prohibits holders of public funds due to a county or state from holding such office. This bill extends that prohibition to holders of city funds as well. Continue reading “Sen. Tillery’s Youth Scholarship Winner’s Bill Passes Georgia Senate”