Archive for January, 2013

Rep. Brett Harrell Introduces Property Protection Bill

ATLANTA – State Representative Brett Harrell (R-Snellville) today announced the introduction of House Bill 159, legislation prohibiting non-tax fees from appearing on property tax bills. (more…)

Rep. Debbie Buckner Elected Vice-Chairman of the Rural Caucus

ATLANTA – State Representative Debbie Buckner (D-Junction City) has been elected vice chairman of the House Rural Caucus, the largest non-partisan caucus in the Georgia House of Representatives.


Rep. Lynne Riley Comments on Proposed Reapportionment Maps for Fulton County Commission

ATLANTA— State Representative Lynne Riley (R-Johns Creek) today released the following statements regarding proposed legislation to redraw the district lines for the Fulton County Commission:


Thursday, February 28 – Asian American & Pacific Islander Legislative Day

ATLANTA –Georgia’s diverse Asian American & Pacific Islander (“AAPI”) communities are coming together for the second AAPI Legislative Day at the Georgia State Capitol on Thursday, February 28 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The day will start with the second annual Asian American Legislative Breakfast hosted by the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center (AALAC), followed by a lobby training and luncheon chaired by State Representative B.J. Pak (R-108-Lilburn), the first Korean American elected to the Georgia General Assembly.


Rep. Jan Jones to Introduce Legislation Lowering Fulton County Property Taxes

ATLANTA— Speaker Pro Tempore Jan Jones (R-Milton) will introduce tomorrow local legislation to lower property taxes for Fulton County homeowners by increasing the homestead exemption from $30,000 to $60,000.