ATLANTA (May 3, 2016) | On Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal signed into law House Bill 54, known as the “Shawn Smiley Act.” HB 54 provides tuition grants to children of law enforcement and public safety officers killed or disabled in the line of duty. The bill was authored by Rep. Keisha Waites and carried by Sen. Nan Orrock (D – Atlanta) in the Senate. HB 54 in its final form was passed on the last day of the 2016 legislative session and goes into effect on July 1, 2016. (more…)
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ATLANTA (February 16, 2016) | Sen. Nan Orrock (D–Atlanta) sponsored Senate Resolution 896 which proclaims February 16, 2016 as Literacy Day at the state capitol. SR 896 brings attention to adult literacy and efforts to provide learning opportunities for Georgia adults who did not receive a high school diploma. (more…)
ATLANTA (February 8, 2016) | Sen. Nan Orrock (D–Atlanta) was appointed to the Georgia World Congress Center Authority Overview Committee, along with five Senate colleagues, by the Senate Committee on Assignments.
ATLANTA (February 5, 2015) | Seven state Senators, concerned about the lack of representation of in-town constituency needs, have formed the Atlanta Senate Delegation.
ATLANTA (January 21, 2015) | Sen. Nan Orrock (D — Atlanta) was joined by nearly two dozen groups on the fifth anniversary of the Citizens United Supreme Court decision to announce the introduction of resolutions in both the Georgia Senate and House of Representatives.