Archive for June, 2012

Rep. Matt Ramsey Comments on Supreme Court Decision

ATLANTA – State Representative Matt Ramsey (R-Peachtree City) released the following statement today regarding the United States Supreme Court decision in Arizona v. United States: (more…)

Rep. Penny Houston Makes Georgians Aware of New Driver’s License Requirements

ATLANTA – State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) announced today that the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) will begin requiring new documentation for obtaining and renewing driver’s licenses on July1, 2012. Under new federally mandated SAFFE DL (Secure Automated Fast Friendly Easier Driver’s License) Program, Georgians wishing to renew their driver’s license must provide documentation proving their identity, full legal name, current residential address, and social security number. (more…)

Rep. Mark Hamilton Receives The Broadband Leader Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming) recently received “The Broadband Leader Award” from the Cable Television Association of Georgia (CTAG). The association chose to honor Rep. Hamilton with the award to recognize his work on House Bill 855, which places limits on phone subsidies paid by all phone customers to independently-owned local telephone companies. (more…)

Rep. Pruett Attends Food Hub Project Meeting

ATLANTA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett (R- Eastman) recently helped organize the Food Hub Project Meeting, hosted by the Milan Development Authority, on June 6, 2012, in Milan, GA. The meeting was an informational session about the Food Hub organization and ways in which food hubs can better the community. (more…)

Rep. Morgan Addresses Math Teachers on State Tour

ATLANTA – State Representative Alisha Morgan (D-Austell) began a speaking tour throughout the state today. During this two month tour, Rep. Morgan will talk to math teachers about “equity in the classroom” as part of a series of summer academies being held throughout Georgia to help math teachers prepare for the new Common Core of Georgia Performance Standards, which will be implemented in the fall. (more…)