Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler to Host Town Hall Meeting

ATLANTA – State Representative Dee Dawkins-Haigler (D-Lithonia) will host a town hall meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Salem Panola Library to provide a mid-term update on the 2016 legislative session and discuss the proposed City of Stone-Crest.

Rep. Jay Powell Introduces Bills to Change Local Tax Negotiation Policies Between Cities and Counties

ATLANTA – State Representative Jay Powell (R-Camilla), Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, which sets all tax policy in the House, introduced House Resolution 1344 and House Bill 1055, a constitutional amendment and enabling legislation, on Thursday, February 11, 2016. 

Raffensperger, Rynders’ Bill Puts Georgians First

ATLANTA – State Representatives Brad Raffensperger (R-Johns Creek) and Ed Rynders (R- Albany) today announced that the House Governmental Affairs Committee passed House Bill 781 out of committee, and the bill will now go before the Rules Committee for consideration before it can be eligible for a vote on the House floor.

Pastor Protection Act Passes Unanimously in House of Representatives

ATLANTA — The Pastor Protection Act (HB 757), sponsored by Representative Kevin Tanner (R-Dawsonville), unanimously passed the House of Representatives today. 

Rep. Bill Werkheiser to File Bill Requiring More Transparency in Georgia’s EPD

ATLANTA – State Representative Bill Werkheiser (R-Glennville) today announced that he will file legislation to require greater transparency between the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and the citizens of southeast Georgia, where hazardous waste is being disposed.