Archive for October, 2011

Speaker David Ralston Commends the Nomination of Rep. Tim Bearden to the Position of GPSTC Director

ATLANTA – House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) issued the following statement today regarding State Representative Tim Bearden’s (R-Villa Rica) appointment as Director of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) by Governor Nathan Deal: (more…)

Rep. Chuck Martin Reads to Local Pre-K Class During “Georgia Pre-K Week”

ATLANTA – State Representative Chuck Martin (R-Alpharetta) joined government leaders from across the state this week in offering his support for the Georgia Pre-K program. As part of “Georgia Pre-K Week,” held October 3-7, Rep. Martin visited Kids R Kids on Tuesday, October 4th, where he read to pre-kindergarten students and saw firsthand the learning that happens each day thanks to Georgia’s Pre-K Program. (more…)

Rep. Morgan Surprised with Award While Speaking at Georgia Charter School Conference

ATLANTA – State Representative Alisha Morgan (D-Austell) today received the Impact Award from the Georgia Charter School Association (GCSA), the highest award given to an individual by the organization. GCSA presented the award to Rep. Morgan at the Georgia Charter School Conference in Macon, where she was serving as a guest speaker. (more…)

Rep. Oliver Appointed to Committee on Justice for Children

ATLANTA – State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) has been appointed by the Georgia Supreme Court to its Committee on Justice for Children. Her two-year term began Saturday, October 1, 2011. (more…)

Rep. Amy Carter Reads to Three Local Pre-K Classes During “Georgia Pre-K Week”

ATLANTA – State Representative Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) joined government leaders from across the state this week in offering her support for the Georgia Pre-K program. As part of “Georgia Pre-K Week,” held October 3-7, Rep. Carter visited Hahira Elementary School on Monday and Children’s Friend on Tuesday, where she read to pre-kindergarten students and saw first-hand the learning that happens each day thanks to Georgia’s Pre-K Program. She will also read to Pre-K students at Dewar Elementary School on Thursday. (more…)