ATLANTA (January 11, 2017) | Senator Matt Brass (R- Newnan) was officially sworn into his first term as a Georgia State Senator by Court of Appeals Judge Charlie Bethel during a ceremony at the State Capitol.
“I feel incredibly blessed to have the honor to serve the district which I have called home for most of my life,” said Sen. Brass. “I am committed to working hard to bring good growth and prosperity to our district, as well our state as a whole and the committees I have the pleasure to serve on reflect that commitment.”
Sen. Brass was also appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee and will serve on the Senate Education and Youth, Natural Resources and the Environment, Reapportionment and Redistricting and State and Local Governmental Operations Committees.
“The Georgia Senate is composed of individuals with a breadth of talent and experience,” said President Pro Tem David Shafer (R-Duluth). “I believe our new committee chairs and members have the right expertise to address critical issues. I look forward to working with my colleagues to ensure that Georgia’s priorities are the Senate’s priorities.”
Sen. Brass was joined by his wife Maegan, sons Freeman and Archie and his daughter Rinny as he was sworn in, marking the beginning of his tenure as a state senator. Sen. Brass represents the 28th Senate District, which includes Coweta and Heard, as well as parts of Troup, Carroll and Fulton Counties.
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For Immediate Release:
January 11, 2017
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