Sen. Larry Walker Commends State Board of Education for Eliminating End of Course Testing

ATLANTA (November 4, 2016) | Sen. Larry Walker (R- Perry) commends the State Board of Education for its decision to eliminate Georgia Milestones End-of-Course tests for students who receive post-secondary credit through dual enrollment, a recommendation made by State Superintendent Richard Woods. This decision follows the passage of Senate Bill 364, sponsored by Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R- Marietta), during the 2015 legislative session. Continue reading “Sen. Larry Walker Commends State Board of Education for Eliminating End of Course Testing”

Community Development Block Grants Awarded to Senate District 20

ATLANTA (September 12, 2016) | Sen. Larry Walker III (R – Perry) is happy to announce that funding for four Community Development Block Grants was awarded to Senate District 20. Four communities will receive federal assistance for infrastructure improvements and neighborhood revitalization. Continue reading “Community Development Block Grants Awarded to Senate District 20”

Portion of I-75 Named Governor Sonny Perdue Highway

I-75 dedicationATLANTA (August 31, 2016) | Senator Larry Walker III (R – Perry) co-hosted the official dedication of the Governor Sonny Perdue Highway on August 30, 2016. The event was attended by Guest of Honor, the Honorable Sonny Perdue and several leaders in the legislature, state and local community. During the event, Senate Appropriations Chairman Jack Hill (R – Reidsville) and United States Senator David Perdue (R – GA) expressed appreciation for Governor Perdue’s years of service to Georgia and for his family’s steadfast support. Continue reading “Portion of I-75 Named Governor Sonny Perdue Highway”

Deep Water Well Approved for Flat Creek Public Fishing Area

Deep Water WellATLANTA (August 16, 2016) | Sen. Larry Walker III (R – Perry) is happy to announce that Georgia Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Williams has approved funding for a replacement deep water well for the Flat Creek Public Fishing Area. The estimated cost for the project is $135,000. The former well was damaged beyond repair by lightning. Continue reading “Deep Water Well Approved for Flat Creek Public Fishing Area”