Archive for July, 2013

Rep. Sheila Jones Partners with Office Depot Foundation to Distribute Hundreds of “Sackpacks” to Local Children in Need

ATLANTA – State Representative Sheila Jones (D-Atlanta) and the Office Depot Foundation are pleased to announce that several 5th grade students in Georgia House District 53 schools have been chosen to receive colorful new “sackpacks” containing essential school supplies as part of the Foundation’s National Backpack Program. The Back to School Celebration was held on Friday, July 19, 2013 where the sackpacks were distributed.


House Speaker David Ralston Appoints Members to Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the following appointments to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission:


Rep. Mickey Stephens to attend National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL)

ATLANTA – State Representative Mickey Stephens (D-Savannah) will attend the National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this month. The semi-annual conference offers state legislators the opportunity to discuss and debate current insurance issues with other state legislators, insurance regulators, federal officials, consumer advocates, and industry representatives.