ATLANTA (November 17, 2017) | Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) announced today the commencement of the Senate Transparency Project in the Georgia State Senate. The project includes livestreaming of Senate Standing Committee meetings and the Senate Press Conference Room.
ATLANTA (February 23, 2017) | Senate 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. Continue reading “Sen. David Shafer Recognizes Winners of the David Shafer Essay Scholarship Contest”
ATLANTA (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. Continue reading “Sen. Shafer Introduces “Save Earn Win Act””
ATLANTA (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. Continue reading “Sen. Shafer Commends Zack Leitz for The Backpack Project”
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. Continue reading “Two Transit Awards Announced for Gwinnett County”