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Sen. David Shafer Recognizes Winners of the David Shafer Essay Scholarship Contest

ATLANTA (February 23, 2017) | 4Q8A9656Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) commended three recipients of the David Shafer Essay Scholarship Contest with the presentation of Senate Resolution 226 in the Senate today. (more…)

Sen. Shafer Introduces “Save Earn Win Act”

DSC_1566ATLANTA (February 7, 2017) | Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) along with representatives from the Georgia Bankers Association, Community Bankers Association, Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, and Members First Credit Union, as well as  United Way, Operation Hope, and Urban Asset Builders held a press conference to introduce the “Save Earn Win Act” today. (more…)

Sen. Shafer Commends Zack Leitz for The Backpack Project

ShaferATLANTA (June 28, 2016) | Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) today commended Zack Leitz for his efforts to provide backpacks to the homeless through The Backpack Project. Zack started the nonprofit organization based in Athens, Georgia. (more…)

Two Transit Awards Announced for Gwinnett County

ATLANTA (June 20, 2016) | On Wednesday, Governor Nathan Deal and State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) Executive Director Chris Tomlinson announced $75 million in state funding for 11 transit projects throughout the state. Funding will be administered through SRTA and the GO! Transit Capital Program. Two of these projects were awarded for Gwinnett County. (more…)

Sen. David Shafer Releases Statement Regarding the Retirement of Sen. Bill Jackson

ATLANTA (March 2, 2016)  |   Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) released the following statement regarding the retirement of Sen. Bill Jackson (R – Appling): (more…)