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Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the House Rural Development Council

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the members of the House Rural Development Council. This council, which was created during the recent legislative session, will work with rural communities to find ways to encourage economic growth. (more…)

Speaker David Ralston Appoints Members of State Commission on Narcotic Treatment Programs

ATLANTA — Speaker of the House David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) has appointed the following members to the State Commission on Narcotic Treatment Programs: (more…)

Speaker David Ralston Appoints Members of Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council

ATLANTA — Speaker of the House David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) has appointed the following individuals to the Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council: (more…)

Speaker David Ralston Appoints Members to House Study Committee on Health, Education and School-Based Health Centers

ATLANTA — Speaker of the House David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) has appointed the following members to the House Study Committee on Health, Education and School-Based Health Centers: (more…)

Guest Editorial: Biosimilars Provide New Treatment Options, but Communication is Critical to Patient Care

By State Representative Sharon Cooper
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Just as the new year brings exciting opportunities, as well as challenges, each new session of the Georgia General Assembly presents legislators with a myriad of issues that must be addressed. As Chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee one such item my committee must deal with is the development of a set of guidelines for the use of a new group of innovative drugs that may soon be on the market. (more…)