Archive for July, 2011

Martha Wigton Named Director of House Budget and Research Office

ATLANTA— House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced that Martha Wigton has been named the director of the House Budget and Research Office effective August 1, 2011. She succeeds John Brown who was recently named Vice Chancellor of Fiscal Affairs to the Board of Regents by Chancellor Hank Huckaby. (more…)

Representative Lynn Smith Named One of 2011’s House Heroes

ATLANTA – The May/June 2011 edition of James Magazine named State Representative Lynn Smith (R-Newnan) as a “House Hero.” (more…)

Statement from House Speaker David Ralston Regarding State Rep. Bobby Franklin

ATLANTA— House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today released the following statement on the passing of State Representative Bobby Franklin (R-Marietta): (more…)

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…)

Rep. Billy Mitchell to Introduce CRCT Cheating Reform Legislation

ATLANTA – State Representative Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) today announced plans to introduce legislation that would require educators guilty of CRCT cheating to return any bonuses or incentive pay that they received to their local school system. (more…)