Rep. Tanner Receives 2017 Georgia Transit Association President’s Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Kevin Tanner (R-Dawsonville), Chairman of the House Transportation Committee and of the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding, recently received the 2017 Georgia Transit Association’s President’s Award: Transit Champion of the Year for his contribution to transit and work with the House Study Commission on Transit Funding and Governance. The […]

Rep. Peake Announces Medical Cannabis Poll Results

ATLANTA – State Representative Allen Peake (R-Macon) today announced the results of a new poll, which shows that 77 percent of Georgia Republican voters approve of the use of cannabis oil to treat medical conditions.  Further, 71 percent of those polled favor the controlled cultivation of marijuana for medical purposes. “The data shows that Georgians […]

Rep. Belton Honored at 2017 National Summit on Education Reform

ATLANTA – State Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead) was recently honored at the 2017 National Summit on Education Reform in Nashville, Tennessee, for his work on House Bill 139 during the 2017 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. HB 139, which was recently signed into law, is a school fiscal transparency measure that requires Georgia […]

Rep. Spencer to Introduce Legislation to Create Study Committee on Converting Closed Hospitals to Veterans Homes

ATLANTA – State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) today announced that he will introduce legislation during the 2018 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly that would create the Joint Study Committee on Converting Closed Hospitals to Veterans Homes. The study committee would examine the possibility of converting closed hospitals in Georgia, particularly those in rural […]

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Receives 2017 ACCG Legislative Service Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) recently received a 2017 Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Legislative Service Award. ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized Rep. Blackmon for his work on House Bill 340 during the 2017 legislative session.