ATLANTA – State Representative Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) has been selected as one of only 34 state legislators and legislative staff from 27 states as an Early Learning Fellow by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). Now in its second year, the program exposes fellows to the latest research and state policy ideas during a [...]
ATLANTA— State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) today released the following statement regarding a letter he recently received from the Georgia Department of Law that addresses the validity of expenses made by the City of St. Marys Hospital Authority (SMHA):
ATLANTA — State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta) announced today that she will introduce legislation in the 2014 Legislative Session that will require pet owners that have dogs with a history of aggressive and violent behavior to register for a special permits to own the dog. The legislation will also include other requirements such as mandatory [...]
ATLANTA – State Representative Robert Dickey (R-Musella) commented today on Governor Nathan Deal signing into law House Bill 298, legislation, which provides for an Agriculture Commodity Commission for Georgia Grown products. Sponsored by Rep. Dickey, HB 298 passed the General Assembly with broad, bipartisan support during this year’s legislative session, receiving a vote of [...]
ATLANTA – State Representative Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) was recently appointed to the Joint Fiscal Affairs Subcommittee by Governor Nathan Deal pursuant to O.C.G.A 28-5-21. This subcommittee is responsible for approving changes in agency funding after the General Assembly has adjourned for the year. The subcommittee also advises the Governor on budget changes.