Archive for October, 2010

UPDATE: Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform to Hold First Meeting on October 28th

Georgia General Assembly

STATE CAPITOL

100 WASHINGTON STREET SW

ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30334

404-656-3996

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: J.D. Easley
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 (404) 656-0311
john.easley@house.ga.gov

UPDATE: Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform to Hold First Meeting on October 28th

ATLANTA- The first meeting of the Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform will be held on Thursday, October 28th at 10:00 AM in room 450 of the Georgia State Capitol.

Who: Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform

What: First Meeting

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010

10:00 AM

Where: NOTE: CHANGE IN MEETING ROOM

Georgia State Capitol

Room 450

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Joint Immigration Reform Committee to Pick Up Where the Federal Government Let Us Down
By State Representative Matt Ramsey (R-Peachtree City) and State Senator Jack Murphy (R-Cumming) (370 words)

In April, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law an immigration reform bill that provides state and local law enforcement officials in that state a number of additional tools in the effort to identify and detain illegal immigrants.  After the Obama Administration filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of parts of the new law, the measure set off a national debate that served to shine a spotlight on the incredible economic and social problems confronting states as a result of the federal government’s failure to adequately address the issue of illegal immigration. (more…)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform to Hold First Meeting on October 28th

Georgia General Assembly

STATE CAPITOL

100 WASHINGTON STREET SW

ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30334

404-656-3996

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: J.D. Easley
Thursday, October 21, 2010 (404) 656-0311
john.easley@house.ga.gov

Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform to Hold First Meeting on October 28th

ATLANTA- The first meeting of the Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform will be held on Thursday, October 28th at 10:00 AM in room 341 of the Georgia State Capitol.

Who: Special Joint Committee on Immigration Reform

What: First Meeting

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010

10:00 AM

Where: Georgia State Capitol

Room 341

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Rep. Pruett Receives GGS Legislative Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman) received the 2010 Legislative Award from the Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) in recognition of his work to improve the quality of life for older adults, consistently supporting aging issues, and willingness to listen to the concerns of elderly Georgians. (more…)

Georgia General Assembly

STATE CAPITOL

100 WASHINGTON STREET SW

ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30334

404-656-3996

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Lindsey Thompson
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 (404) 656-3996
lindsey.thompson@house.ga.gov

Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians to Hold Fact Finding Session in Dalton

ATLANTA- The Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians will hold a fact finding session Wednesday, October 27th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Dalton City Hall in Dalton, Georgia.

WHO: Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians

WHAT: Fact Finding Session

WHEN: Wednesday, October 27, 2010

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

WHERE: Dalton City Hall

300 W. Waugh Street

Dalton, GA 30720

Interested parties are invited to attend the Fact Finding Session anytime during the three hour session.  If you plan to attend the meeting and address the Tax Council, please submit your question or issue via the Tax Council website.  You can visit the Tax Council website via the General Assembly website at www.legis.ga.gov by clicking on the Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians link at the bottom of the page.  Please submit your questions by 5PM the day before the tax council fact finding session.  You can do this by clicking on the Fact Finding Session tab on the left side of the page and filling out the form online.  Also, if you have supporting materials to present to tax council members, please bring 15 copies of the materials to the hearing with you. Presentations must be limited to five minutes.

If you are unable to attend a Fact Finding Session and would like to voice your opinion to the Tax Council, submit your questions or comments via the Tax Council’s website under the Submit Comments section.

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