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Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education Names Sen. Lindsey Tippins Policy Maker of the Year

ATLANTA (July 24, 2013) – The Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE) named Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) the 2013 Policy Maker of the Year. This award is given annually to legislators who have made a significant contribution to career, technical, and agricultural education (CTAE). (more…)

Sen. Lindsey Tippins Statement on Education Bills Signed into Law

050713_Tippins_SB115billsigningATLANTA (May 9, 2013) – Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) releases the following statement on education bills signed May 7th by Governor Nathan Deal: (more…)

Sen. Tippins Named Chairman of Education and Youth Committee

ATLANTA (January 15, 2013) – Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) has been named Chairman of the Senate Education and Youth Committee for the 2013- 2014 term by the Senate Committee on Assignments.

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Senate Passes Title 20 Clean-Up Bill

ATLANTA (March 14, 2012) – Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) sponsored HB 706 in the Senate today.  This legislation deletes obsolete, unused and unnecessary provisions relating to elementary and secondary education within the Title 20 code.  HB 706 passed with a vote of 39-11.

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Senate Passes SB 371: Local Governments’ Ability to Control Airports and Landing Fields

ATLANTA (February 29, 2012) – The Senate passed SB 371 on Tuesday, Feb. 28.  Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) authored the bill that expands cooperative agreements between local governments and community improvement districts so that CID funds can be used for the improvement of airports and landing fields within the CID.  CIDs are designated areas where the commercial property owners vote to impose a self tax.  The revenue is collected and given to the board of directors elected by the property owners to augment existing services.  SB 371 passed with a vote of 51 – 4.

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