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Speaker Ralston Attends the President Trump’s Infrastructure Announcement at The White House

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) attended President Trump’s infrastructure announcement at The White House this morning.  Speaker Ralston was one of several local and state elected officials invited to participate in a series of discussions with the President as well as members of his cabinet and senior staff about the plan and the infrastructure needs facing our nation. (more…)

Speaker Ralston Appoints Rep. Hogan to Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee

ATLANTA – House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed State Representative Don Hogan (R-St. Simon’s Island) to serve on the Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee. Rep. Hogan’s term will run concurrent with the 2017-2018 legislative term.

“Jekyll Island is a unique and beautiful state park, and I am honored that Speaker Ralston appointed me to serve on this important committee,” said Rep. Hogan. “I am thankful to represent the citizens of District 179, which includes Jekyll Island, and I look forward to continuing my public service to my constituents and our state by helping to preserve our island’s natural resources and beauty.”

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee is responsible for reviewing the Jekyll Island Authority’s annual financial position and ensuring the authority’s statutory duties and functions are accomplished successfully and in accordance with Georgia law. The Jekyll Island Authority was created in 1950 by the Georgia General Assembly in order to provide for the safekeeping and improvement of the island.

The Jekyll Island State Park Authority Oversight Committee is composed of three members of the state House of Representatives and three members of the state Senate, appointed by the House Speaker and by the President of the Senate, respectively. Additionally, the Speaker of the House appoints a member who will serve as vice-chairman in odd numbered years and as chairman in even numbered years. The members of the committee serve two-year terms concurrent with their terms as members of the General Assembly. 

For more information on the Jekyll Island Authority, please click here.

Representative Don Hogan represents the citizens of District 179, which includes portions of Glynn County. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and currently serves on the Economic Development & Tourism Information and Audits and Natural Resources & Environment committees.
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Rep. Cox Named Vice Chairman of House Juvenile Justice Committee

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently named State Representative Clay Cox (R-Lilburn) as the Vice Chairman of the House Juvenile Justice Committee. Rep. Cox will also serve as a member on the Banks and Banking, Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications and Transportation committees.   (more…)

Representative Howard Maxwell Announces Retirement from the General Assembly

Will Serve Remainder of Current Term in the House; Will Not Seek Re-election (more…)

Rep. Chad Nimmer Named Chairman of House Appropriations Subcommittee

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently named State Representative Chad Nimmer (R-Blackshear) as the Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government. Rep. Nimmer will also serve as a member on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Economic Development and on the Game, Fish & Parks, Natural Resources & Environment and Transportation committees. (more…)