Archive for the ‘Steve Gooch’ Category

Sen. Gooch Receives 2016 Legislator of the Year Award

most influential legATLANTA (January 19, 2017)  |  Sen. Steve Gooch (R– Dahlonega) was named as a ‘2016 Legislator of the Year’ by InsiderAdvantage and James Magazine during their “2016 Influential Georgians” reception on Wednesday. (more…)

Sen. Steve Gooch Files Legislation to Study High-Speed Broadband Internet Access

ATLANTA (February 4, 2016)  |  Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) has filed legislation to create the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee. If approved by the Georgia General Assembly, Senate Resolution 876 will meet several times throughout the summer and fall of 2016 to discuss common obstacles for high-speed broadband internet, particularly in the state’s rural communities. (more…)

Sen. Steve Gooch Elected to Serve as Senate Majority Whip

ATLANTA (November 17, 2014)  |  Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) was elected to serve as Majority Whip of the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming biennial legislative term of the Georgia General Assembly. In this role, Sen. Gooch’s primary responsibility will be to research legislation, educate and inform caucus members, and ensure a full caucus presence during important legislative votes. The Majority Whip is the third ranking leadership position within the Republican caucus. (more…)

Senate Majority Caucus Selects Leadership Team

ATLANTA (November 17, 2014)  |  The Senate Majority Caucus has selected the following individuals to serve in leadership positions for the 2015 – 2016 legislative term: (more…)

Georgia Senate Passes Bill Allowing Flexibility in Watershed Protection Standards

ATLANTA (February 21, 2014)  |  The Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 299 today by a vote of 46 to 7. Sponsored by Sen. Steve Gooch (R—Dahlonega), SB 299 transfers oversight of watershed management regulations to local governments and also offers protection to landowner rights. (more…)