Rep. Scot Turner Welcomes Sequoyah High School Women’s Volleyball Team to State Capitol

ATLANTA— State Representative Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs) today led the Georgia House of Representatives in recognizing the Sequoyah High School women’s volleyball team.

Rep. Keisha Waites Praises Governor Deal’s Executive Order to ‘Ban the Box’

ATLANTA— State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta) today released the following statement regarding Governor Deal’s executive order to remove the question about felony convictions from state employment applications:

Rep. Waites pushes for Women and Minority Business Participation Plan

ATLANTA— State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta) recently introduced an amendment to House Bill 170, also known as the Transportation Funding Act of 2015. Rep. Waites’ amendment would ensure minority participation in Georgia’s transportation construction work.

Medical Cannabis: One Step Closer

By State Representative Allen Peake (R-Macon)
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On Wednesday of this week, 157 of my House colleagues joined me in voting in support of HB 1, Haleigh’s Hope Act, the medical cannabis oil bill.

House Passes Medical Cannabis Legislation, Co-Sponsored by Rep. Micah Gravley

ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 1, or the Haleigh’s Hope Act, by a vote of 158-2. HB 1, sponsored by State Representative Allen Peake (R-Macon) and co-sponsored by Rep. Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville), would decriminalize the possession of medical cannabis in Georgia.