Archive for the ‘Bill Hitchens’ Category

Leader Burns, Rep. Hitchens and Sen. Hill Announce Roundabout Project in Effingham County

ATLANTA – House Majority Leader Jon Burns (R-Newington), State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) and State Senator Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) today announced that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will build a roundabout at the intersection of State Route (SR) 275/Ebenezer Road and Country Road (CR) 307/Old Augusta Road South/ Long Bridge Road in Effingham County. (more…)

Rep. Hitchens Receives Georgia MOAA Joseph Bartow Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) recently received the 2017 Georgia Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Joseph Bartow Award for his support of military friendly legislation. (more…)

Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the members of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving: (more…)

Reps. Hitchens and Belton Commend House’s Passage of Military Friendly Legislation

ATLANTA – State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon), Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee, and Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead), Chairman of the House Military Affairs Working Group, today commended the Georgia House of Representatives for passing a number of military friendly House bills and resolutions during the 2017 legislative session. The House has passed 12 military bills authored by 10 different members, as well as an additional six resolutions that have been introduced to honor Georgia’s military. (more…)

Rep. Bill Hitchens Named Chairman of House Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Bill Hitchens (R-Rincon) as the Chairman of the House Defense & Veterans Affairs Committee.  Rep. Hitchens will also serve as a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Economic Development & Tourism, Public Safety & Homeland Security and Transportation committees. (more…)