Archive for March, 2011

House Passes Prescription Drug Abuse Legislation

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 36 with a vote of 117 to 45, showing tremendous bipartisan support for the measure. (more…)

Rep. Henson and PRISM to Hold Second Town Hall Meeting Addressing Public Safety Stone Mountain Area

ATLANTA- State Representative Michele Henson (D-Stone Mountain) and Pride Rings In Stone Mountain (PRISM) will sponsor a town-hall style meeting on Thursday, April 14, at 7:00 PM at St. Timothy’s United Methodist Church. (more…)

Rep. Sharon Beasley-Teague Encourages Young Women to Enter $3,000 Scholarship Essay Contest

ATLANTA – State Representative Sharon Beasley-Teague (D-Red Oak) today announced her support of the fourteenth annual Bill of Rights Essay Contest for college-bound female high school juniors and seniors. (more…)

Georgia General Assembly Endorses Harbor Deepening Efforts

ATLANTA—The Georgia House of Representatives today passed Senate Resolution 312 with a vote of 167 to 3, endorsing the harbor deepening efforts in Savannah and Charleston, as well as the proposed port in Jasper County, SC. (more…)

House Appropriations Higher Education Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Legislation that Would Amend Current Funding of Higher Education in Georgia

ATLANTA – The Higher Education Subcommittee of the House Appropriation Committee will hold a hearing to discuss House Resolution 383 at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 30th in room 341 of the state capitol. (more…)