Archive for the ‘Ellis Black’ Category

Sen. Ellis Black to Serve as Chairman of the Senate Retirement Committee

ATLANTA (January 10, 2017) | Sen. Ellis Black (R – Valdosta) was recently appointed to serve as Chairman of the Senate Retirement Committee for the 2017 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments. (more…)

Senate Chairman for the 154th Georgia General Assembly

ATLANTA (January 10, 2017)  |  The Senate Committee on Assignments has announced the full list of standing committee chairman for the first session of the 154th Georgia General Assembly: (more…)

Senate Committee on Assignments Announces New Chairmanships

ATLANTA (January 9, 2017)  |  The Senate Committee on Assignments has announced changes to its list of standing committee chairs and vice chairs for the first session of the 154th Georgia General Assembly: (more…)

Sen. Ellis Black Applauds Senate for Passing Senate Bill 336

ATLANTA (February 29, 2016) | On Monday, the Georgia State Senate passed by a vote of 53-1 Senate Bill 336. Sen. Ellis Black (R-Valdosta) sponsored SB 336 to improve retirement plan options for the Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System (GMEBS).
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Senator Ellis Black Announces Statewide Initiative to Find Georgia’s Fallen Vietnam Veterans

 ATLANTA (November 9, 2015)  |  As part of a statewide initiative with other state senators, Sen. Ellis Black(R – Valdosta) is calling on all Georgians to honor our Vietnam veterans. There is a need for pictures of Georgia’s fallen Vietnam War veterans for a multimedia display at the new Education Center at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (‘The Wall’). The display honors veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War, including 1,584 Georgia soldiers. This effort is part of a national program by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) to put a face with each of the 58,300 fallen veterans from across the nation whose names appear on The Wall.

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