Rep. Jeff Jones Responds to Efforts to Protect Georgia’s Water Resources from Coal Ash Storage

ATLANTA — State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) today issued the following statement in response to the City of Brunswick City Commission’s effort to draft a resolution asking state lawmakers to create stricter regulations governing coal ash storage:

Speaker Ralston Appoints Richard Hyde

ATLANTA — Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) has appointed Richard Hyde as a citizen member of the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC).  Mr. Hyde is an investigator with the law firm of Balch & Bingham LLP in Atlanta.  Mr. Hyde has previously served as an investigator and a member of the JQC.  His appointment will […]

Rep. Bert Reeves Appointed to Deputy Whip Team for the 2017-2018 Legislative Term

ATLANTA – State Representative Bert Reeves (R-Marietta) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the House Majority Caucus Deputy Whip team. Rep. Reeves was appointed to serve on the Whip Team by House Majority Whip Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member […]

Rep. Scott Hilton Sworn in, Receives Committee Assignments for the 2017-2018 Legislative Term

 ATLANTA – State Representative Scott Hilton (R-Peachtree Corners) was sworn into office as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives on Monday, January 9, 2017, marking his first day of the 2017-2018 legislative term. Monday was the first day of the first term of the 154th Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly.

Rep. Mandi Ballinger Named Chairman of House Juvenile Justice Committee

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Mandi Ballinger (R-Canton) as the Chairman of the House Juvenile Justice Committee.  Rep. Ballinger will also serve as the Secretary of the Budget & Fiscal Affairs Oversight Committee and as a member on Appropriations Subcommittee on Public Safety and the Information & […]