Rep. Micah Gravley Comments on Medical Cannabis Bill Signing

ATLANTA — State Representative Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) today commented on the bill signing of House Bill 1, or the Haleigh’s Hope Act, by Governor Deal. Rep. Gravley, co-sponsor of HB 1, attended the bill signing event for HB 1, which took place on April 16, 2015 where the bill became effective upon Governor Deal’s [...]

Rep. Scot Turner Comments on Medical Cannabis Bill Signing

ATLANTA — State Representative Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs) today commented on the bill signing of House Bill 1 by Governor Deal. Rep. Turner attended the bill signing event for HB 1, or the Haleigh’s Hope Act, which was signed into law on April 16, 2015, and now decriminalizes the possession of medical cannabis in Georgia [...]

Rep. Andy Welch Announces Increased Grant Funding for Southern Crescent Center in State Budget

ATLANTA – State Representative Andy Welch (R-McDonough) today announced that the fiscal year 2016 state budget will include $10,000 in additional grant funds for Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center in Hampton, Georgia. The House of Representatives gave final, unanimous, approval to the fiscal year 2016 budget, or HB 76, on Tuesday, March [...]

Reps. Dave Belton, Pam Dickerson Announce Final Passage of Cyberbullying Bills

ATLANTA – State Representatives Dave Belton (R-Buckhead) and Pam Dickerson (D-Conyers) today announced the final passage of Kelsey’s Law and House Bill 131 by the House and Senate. Reps. Belton and Dickerson, who both represent portions Newton County, collaborated on these bills, which both include measures to address cyberbullying.

Rep. Bruce Williamson Recognizes SkillsUSA Winners from Walnut Grove High School

ATLANTA – State Representative Bruce Williamson (R-Monroe) today recognized five Walnut Grove High School students for their accomplishments at the SkillsUSA Annual State Leadership and Skills Conference.