ATLANTA (August 3, 2016) | Sen. P.K. Martin (R – Lawrenceville) received a “Champion of Georgia’s Cities” award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) for his work during the 2015 – 2016 legislative sessions. The award was presented to Sen. Martin during the Lawrenceville City Council meeting on Monday, August 1. State legislators who most actively support GMA’s initiatives and goals are given this award at the end of every two-year legislative term.
“Sen. Martin is accessible; he listens and is responsive to the needs of his constituents and truly cares for the wellbeing of the people of his district,” said GMA Governmental Relations Associate Michael McPherson. “The result of his effort has led to a much more manageable and affordable process for law enforcement to follow.”
“We greatly appreciate Sen. Martin’s strong support for city government and his willingness to provide input on legislation moving through the General Assembly,” said GMA Executive Director Lamar Norton. “Due to his strong leadership, the citizens of all of Georgia’s cities will benefit.”
Specifically, Sen. Martin assisted GMA and its members by providing guidance to usher in a statewide standard for police cameras and video data storage. Sen. Martin also made a positive impact on other important issues, varied across the spectrum of local government.
“It is quite the honor to be recognized as ‘A Champion of Georgia Cities’ by the Georgia Municipal Association,” said Sen. Martin. “I want to thank Lawrenceville Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and the City Council for their kind words and strong support.”
Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and consulting services to its 520 member cities.
For Immediate Release:
August 3, 2016
For Information Contact:
Ines Owens, Acting Director
Gavriella Coffman, Communications Specialist