ATLANTA (January 28, 2013) – Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle appointed Sen. Jack Murphy (R-Cummings) to the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB).
“I’m honored to be selected to join this collaborative effort to benefit the entire southern region of the United States,” said Sen. Murphy. “As chairman of the Senate Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee, I will be able to help develop effective energy and environmental policies and programs that align with the Southern States Energy Board’s mission.”
“I am happy to congratulate Senator Murphy on this prestigious appointment,” said Lt. Gov. Cagle. “Senator Murphy is well-versed in the subject matter and will do a great job on the Southern States Energy Board. I look forward to continuing to work hand-in-hand with Senator Murphy to deliver real results for Georgians.”
The U.S. Congress gave the Board a broad mandate to advance the economic and community health of the southern region. It helps create programs in the fields of energy and environmental policy research, development and implementation, science and technology exploration and related areas.
It is comprised of governors and state legislators as well as a presidential appointee. SSEB member states include: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia and West Virginia.
For Immediate Release:
January 28, 2013
For Information Contact:
Jennifer Yarber, Interim Director
Kate Greer, Broadcast Specialist