Rep. Bill Hitchens Receives Meritorious Service Award from Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police

ATLANTA – State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) recently received the Meritorious Service Award from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP). Rep. Hitchens was presented with this award during the GACP summer training conference.

Rep. Brian Strickland Receives 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from Georgia Association of Solicitors-General

ATLANTA – State Representative Brian Strickland (R- McDonough) was recently awarded the 2016 Legislator of the Year Award from the Georgia Association of Solicitors-General (GASG). GASG’s Legislative Committee unanimously voted to honor Rep. Strickland with this distinction for his efforts to revise Georgia’s Misdemeanor Discovery Laws.

Rep. Penny Houston Named Chairman of House Study Committee on Programs that Provide Services for the Reading to the Blind and the Visually Impaired

ATLANTA – Speaker of the House David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) as the Chairman of the House Study Committee on Programs that Provide Services for the Reading to the Blind and the Visually Impaired.

Rep. David Wilkerson Named ‘Policy Maker of the Year’ by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education

ATLANTA – State Representatives David Wilkerson (D-Austell) was recently named 2016 Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE).

Rep. Erica Thomas to Participate in Ride Along Initiative

ATLANTA – State Representative Erica Thomas (D-Austell) will participate in a ride along initiative with the Georgia State Patrol. Rep. Thomas will join Trooper Haran Baylor from Post 9 for the ride along throughout House District 39 on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 beginning from 3 – 10 p.m.