Archive for September, 2009

Rep. Pruett Attends “Summer Slam Giveaway”

ATLANTA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett (R- Eastman) attended the Rhine Community “Summer Slam Giveaway” on Saturday, August 29, 2009. The event allowed struggling families to receive donated school supplies, clothing, shoes, and household items for free. (more…)

Steve Davis to Confer on Insurance Reforms at National Meeting of Regulators

Health Insurance Changes to be Discussed; Shoring up Financial Markets a Priority

ATLANTA – Representative Steve Davis (R-McDonough) will join other state lawmakers in the nation’s capital this week at a meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to consult with state and federal regulators about insurance industry issues affecting consumers in the Peach State. Major issues expected to be addressed include sweeping changes in the national healthcare system and shoring up the nation’s financial system. (more…)

Georgia Legislative Members call on Governments and Authorities to investigate possible spending to ACORN

ATLANTA— Yesterday morning Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock), Representative Ed Setzler (R-Acworth), Representative Melvin Everson (R- Snellville) and other members of the Senate and House delegations called on all state, city and local governments and authorities to review their list of contracts and subcontracts to ensure the taxpayers of Georgia that no money is being spent on contracts with (more…)

New Member to Join Milton Review Panel

ATLANTA – House Majority Whip Jan Jones (R-Milton) today named Roswell attorney Jeff Hamling to a state advisory panel on the re-creation of Milton County. (more…)

Harry Geisinger Elected to Southern States Energy Board Executive Committee

ATLANTA— On August 24 state Representative Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell) was reelected to the Southern States Energy Board Executive Committee during the Board’s 49th Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia. As an executive board member Representative Geisinger will help determine the Board’s policy and research platforms and priorities. (more…)