Archive for April, 2011

Rep. Matt Ramsey Comments on Passage of Common Sense Immigration Reform

ATLANTA – State Representative Matt Ramsey (R-Peachtree City) released the following statement today in response to the passage of House Bill 87: (more…)

House Gives Georgians Choice on Sunday Sales

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 10 by a vote of 127 to 44. Carried in the House by State Representative Roger Williams (R-Dalton), this legislation grants local communities the discretion to decide on Sunday sales of alcohol through local referendum. (more…)

Whitfield County Legislative Delegation Comments on FY’12 Funding for Dalton State University

ATLANTA – State Representatives Roger Williams (R-Dalton), Tom Dickson (R-Cohutta), and Tom Weldon (R-Ringgold) and State Senator Charlie Bethel (R-Dalton) released the following joint statement today regarding the final passage of House Bill 78, the Fiscal Year 2012 state budget: (more…)

Legislation Recognizes “Assisted Living Communities” as New Option for Elderly Care

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives today passed Senate Bill 178 with a vote of 172 to 1.  Presented in the House by State Representative Ann Purcell (R-Rincon), this legislation establishes the “assisted living community” as a new category of long-term health care provider that will be able to provide an intermediate level of service between that of personal care and nursing homes.  This will enable seniors to live in “assisted living homes” as they grow older and require additional care services. (more…)

Members of the Henry County Legislative Delegation Comment on FY’12 Funding for Technical College in Henry County

ATLANTA – State Representatives Steve Davis (R-McDonough), Andy Welch (R-McDonough), and John Yates (R-Griffin) and State Senator Rick Jeffares (R-Locust Grove) released the following joint statement today regarding the final passage of House Bill 78, the Fiscal Year 2012 state budget: (more…)