Representative B.J. Pak Named One of 2014’s Most Influential Georgia State Representatives

ATLANTA – The March/April 2014 edition of James Magazine named State Representative B.J. Pak (R-Lilburn) one of the Most Influential House Members of 2014. He is only one of three sophomore legislators who received this recognition.

Rep. Jimmy Pruett Announces Sparsity Grants for Telfair, Wheeler Counties

ATLANTA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman) recently announced that Telfair and Wheeler Counties will receive Sparsity Grants to supplement funds for educational programs and services. Telfair County will receive $43,900, and Wheeler County will receive $94,136 in Sparsity Grant funding.

Representative Mark Hamilton Named One of 2014’s Most Influential Georgia State Representatives

ATLANTA – The March/April 2014 edition of James Magazine named State Representative Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming) one of the Most Influential House Members of 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year that Rep. Hamilton has received this recognition.

Rep. Paulette Rakestraw Braddock Announces Final Passage of Balanced Budget Compact

ATLANTA—State Representative Paulette Rakestraw Braddock (R-Powder Springs) announced the final passage of House Bill 794 on March 18. Sponsored by Rep. Rakestraw Braddock, HB 794 calls for an Article V constitutional convention with the intent of amending the United States Constitution to include a balanced budget requirement for Congress.

State Budget Includes $12 Million in Funding for Terrell County Juvenile Justice Program

ATLANTA – State Representative Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) announced that the state’s Fiscal Year 2015 (AFY 2015) budget, the state spending plan from July 1 to June 30, included $12.27 million in funding for a Regional Youth Detention Center in Terrell County. House Bill 744, the FY15 budget, was passed by both the House and [...]