ATLANTA (May 29, 2013) – Senator Hardie Davis presented a legislative overview at Pride and Progress of Augusta-Richmond County’s monthly meeting on May 28, 2013 at the University Medical Center South. Senator Davis provided insight and information regarding several important bills that were passed during the 2013 legislative session.
“It’s important for legislators to make sure their constituents have all the information about passed legislation, especially since some of the amendments added can completely change the overall impact of a bill. I’d like to thank Pride and Progress of Augusta-Richmond County for inviting me to answer questions and address concerns to a large group of interested constituents,” said Senator Davis.
Some of the bills discussed during the address included the Fiscal Year 2013 amended and Fiscal Year 2014 general budgets; the landmark legislative ethics reform bill; the Hospital Medicaid Financing Program Act; and a bill lowering the GPA requirement for the HOPE grant at technical schools.
Pride and Progress of Augusta-Richmond County is a nonprofit and nonpartisan grass-roots community organization with a mission to “facilitate positive change in order to create a better community in which to live and work.”
For Immediate Release:
May 29, 2013
For Information Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Interim Director