Archive for the ‘John Albers’ Category

Sen. Albers Honored with Champion’s Award

ATLANTA (May 20, 2016) | AlbersOn Thursday, Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell) was honored with the Champion’s Award by the Professional Fire Fighters of Georgia. (more…)

“Protecting Small Businesses Act” Signed into Law

4Q8A6153 croppedATLANTA (May 4, 2016) | On Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 277, sponsored by Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell), into law. Also known as the “Protecting Small Businesses Act,” SB 277 clarifies that Franchisors and Franchisees are distinct and separate business enterprises. (more…)

Senate Passes Albers’ DNA Collection Bill

ATLANTA (February 29, 2016) | On Monday, the Georgia State Senate passed by a vote of 42-4 Senate Bill 77. Sen. John Albers (R – Roswell) sponsored SB 77 to require the collection and analysis of DNA samples from individuals convicted of felonies or those who are indicted for serious offenses. (more…)

Sen. John Albers Hosts Job Creators Network Day

ATLANTA (February 22, 2016) | Sen. John Albers sponsored Senate Resolution 980 which proclaims February 22, 2016 as Job Creators Network Day at the state capitol. SR 980 recognizes Job Creators Network for their work with legislators to advocate for free enterprise and innovation. (more…)

Sen. John Albers Applauds Senate for Passing Senate Bill 277

ATLANTA (February 18, 2016) | On Thursday, the Georgia State Senate passed by a vote of 39-14 Senate Bill 277, titled Protecting Georgia Small Businesses Act. SB 277 clarifies that neither a franchisee nor a franchisee’s employee be considered employees of the franchisor, highlighting this difference in Georgia law. Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell) sponsored the bill to protect and support franchisees which are small business owners. This bill was supported by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, NFIB, Georgia Childcare Association, Georgia Restaurant Association, Asian American Hotel Owners Association and others. (more…)