Archive for May, 2012

Rep. Karla Drenner Chosen for Henry Toll Fellowship Program

ATLANTA – State Representative Karla Drenner (D-Avondale Estates) has the distinct honor of being chosen as one of 40 members of the 2012 class of Henry Toll Fellows, which is the highest recognition of state leaders within The Council of State Governments (CSG). (more…)

Rep. Dempsey Hosts Alto Park Fifth Graders at the State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion

ATLANTA — State Representative Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) recently hosted the fifth grade students from Alto Park Elementary School during their annual field trip to the Georgia State Capitol and Governor’s Mansion. (more…)

Rep. Fludd Honors & Congratulates the 2012 Fludd Scholarship Award Winners

ATLANTA – State Representative Virgil Fludd (D-Tyrone) announced that the winners of the Fludd Scholarship Award for 2012 are Daquanna Alexander, Kathleen Keirn, Ikeriah Mayner, Jessica Mitchell and Ebonne Ugbo. Each year this scholarship awards select students from portions of Fulton and Fayette counties who demonstrate outstanding performance in both the classroom and the community. (more…)

McDonough Awarded $1 Million to Finance Wastewater System Infrastructure

ATLANTA – Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) Executive Director Kevin Clark announced today the approval of a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan of $1,000,000 to the city of McDonough to finance rehabilitating 17,460 feet of gravity sewer lines and 50 manholes. Clark expressed appreciation to State Representative Steve Davis (R-McDonough) for his support and credited the state’s commitment to helping cities and counties finance infrastructure development as one of the main contributors to GEFA’s success. (more…)

Rep. Hamilton Appointed to Governor’s Digital Learning Task Force

ATLANTA – State Representative Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming) was recently appointed to a task forced created by Governor Nathan Deal to implement digital learning in Georgia’s K-12 schools. The appointment was made pursuant to an executive order recently signed by Gov. Deal. (more…)