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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…)

Sen. Lester Jackson Honors Life of Rep. Bob Bryant

ATLANTA (February 25, 2016) | On Thursday, Sen. Lester Jackson (D – Savannah), Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs Committee, honored the life and memory of Rep. Bob Bryant. Rep. Bob Bryant passed away early Thursday morning. (more…)

Sen. Lester Jackson Applauds Senate for Passing Senate Bill 319

ATLANTA (February 17, 2016) | On Wednesday, the Georgia State Senate passed Senate Bill 319 by a unanimous vote of 51-0. Sen. Lester Jackson (D – Savannah), sponsored SB 319 which updates the definition of “professional counseling” for Licensed Professional Counselors to add the word “diagnose” into their scope of practice definition.lj (more…)

Senate Bill 319 Passes Committee

ATLANTA (February 11, 2016) | On Wednesday, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 319. Sen. Lester Jackson (D – Savannah), Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs Committee, sponsored SB 319 to expand the scope of practice laws for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs).Sen. Lester Jackson 2 (more…)

Sen. Lester Jackson Commends Senate Committee for Passing Senate Bill 297

Sen. Lester JacksonATLANTA (February 10, 2016) | On Tuesday, the Senate State and Local Government Operations Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 297. Sen. Lester Jackson (D – Savannah), Chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs Committee, sponsored SB 297 to give adoptive parents, who are state employees, the option and right to use their accrued leave to care for an adopted child. (more…)