Sen. Wiles Unanimously Elected Chairman of the Cobb County Legislative Delegation

ATLANTA (January 15, 2009) – State Senator John Wiles (R-Kennesaw) has been unanimously elected chairman of the Cobb County Legislative Delegation. The Delegation is comprised of all members of the General Assembly whose districts are wholly or partly in Cobb County. He will serve as chairman for the 2009-2010 legislative term.

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Statement from Senate Leadership on Governor’s State of the State Address

“The Governor’s address reiterates the importance of building a stronger Georgia by creating a leaner, more efficient government. Like many Georgia families and small businesses, we must make tough decisions in order to balance our checkbook. I am committed to working with both the Governor and the House to do what is best for Georgians in these tough economic times.”

Sen. Tommie Williams (R-Lyons)
Senate President Pro Tempore

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Sen. Buckner Appointed to Notable Committees for First Senate Term

ATLANTA (January 15, 2009) – State Senator Gail Buckner (D-Jonesboro) began her first term Monday as a state senator in the Georgia General Assembly, where she was appointed by Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle to the Interstate Cooperation, State Institutions and Property, Economic Development, Education and Youth, Urban Affairs and Government Oversight committees.

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Sen. Chip Rogers Sworn In as Senate Majority Leader

ATLANTA (January 13, 2009) – State Sen. Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock) was sworn in as Senate Majority Leader Monday on the first day of the 2009 Georgia General Assembly.

“It is an honor and privilege that my colleagues have entrusted me to serve as majority leader during this crucial stage in Georgia history,” said Sen. Rogers. “We as a legislative body have an enormous responsibility to the taxpayers and remember not to advance our own political interests; rather remember that we work for the individual citizens and we are here to represent their best interests.” Continue reading “Sen. Chip Rogers Sworn In as Senate Majority Leader”

Sen. Mullis Named Influential Georgian by Georgia Trend Magazine

ATLANTA (January 13, 2009) – State Sen. Jeff Mullis (R-Chickamauga) was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians by Georgia Trend, a popular business and political magazine. Sen. Mullis was also re-appointed by Lt. Governor Cagle as chairman of the Transportation Committee for the 2009 Legislative Session.

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