Archive for the ‘Rick Austin’ Category

House Speaker David Ralston Announces Appointments to the Joint Committee on Water Supply

ATLANTA— House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the appointment of the following members to the Joint Committee on Water Supply pursuant to Senate Resolution 15: (more…)

Majority Whip Edward Lindsey Announces Deputy Whips for the 2011-2012 Legislative Term

ATLANTA – Georgia House Majority Whip Edward Lindsey (R-Atlanta) announced today the members of the 2011-2012 House Majority Whip team. (more…)

Rep. Rick Austin Named to the Joint Committee on Water Supply

ATLANTA— House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the appointment of State Representative Rick Austin (R-Demorest) to the Joint Committee on Water Supply. (more…)

Rep. Rick Austin Introduces House Bill 1164

ATLANTA— In an effort to protect jobs and benefits for Georgians, Representative Rick Austin (R-Demorest) today introduced House Bill 1164 – legislation designed to build on the 2006 Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act (GSICA). This bill would specifically provide refined verification methods and expand transparency in compliance with existing federal and state public benefits and employments laws. (more…)

Rep. Rick Austin’s Hard Work Pays Dividends for Habersham and White Counties

ATLANTA — After being passed in near record time, freshman Representative Rick Austin’s (R- Demorest) House Bill 181 has started paying dividends for Habersham and White Counties. The legislation, which calls for all unidentifiable sales and use tax proceeds to be returned to their county of origin, resulted in $50,455.85 being returned to Habersham County and $31,236.11 being returned to White County. (more…)