Archive for January, 2014

Rep. Rick Jasperse Introduces 2nd Amendment Rights Legislation

ATLANTA— State Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper) announced today that he filed legislation to protect and expand the 2nd Amendment rights of Georgians. (more…)

Rep. Lindsey Calls for City of South Fulton to be Named After Martin Luther King, Jr.

ATLANTA— State Representative Edward Lindsey (R-Atlanta) today called for the proposed City of South Fulton to be named after Martin Luther King, Jr. House Bill 704, which was introduced during the 2014 legislative session, would incorporate the City of South Fulton within Fulton County. (more…)

House Budget Includes Additional Funding for Education in Ware County

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives approved on Friday, January 24, 2014, HB 743, the Amended Fiscal Year 2014 (AFY 2014) state budget, which includes an additional $890,421 for the Ware County Board of Education. The AFY 2014 budget is the state’s mid-year spending plan which helps fund the final few months of the current fiscal year. Jason Shaw (R-Lakeland), Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine), and Ellis Black (R-Valdosta), members of the Ware County legislative delegation offered the following comments: (more…)

House Budget Includes Additional Education Funding for Tift County Schools

ATLANTA – The House Legislative Delegation of Tift County, which includes State Representatives Penny Houston (R-Nashville), Jay Roberts (R-Ocilla) and Sam Watson (R-Moultrie), announced today that the Georgia House of Representatives’ Amended Fiscal Year 2014 (AFY 2014) state budget includes an addition of $83,027 for the Tift County Board of Education. This announcement comes following today’s House passage of HB 743. The AFY 2014 budget is the state’s mid-year spending plan which helps fund the final few months of the current fiscal year. (more…)

House Budget Includes over $1.7 Million In Education Funding for Troup County

ATLANTA – State Representative Randy Nix (R-LaGrange) announced today that the Georgia House of Representatives included funding in the Amended Fiscal Year 2014 (AFY 2014) state budget totaling $1,726,529 for the Troup County Board of Education. Rep. Nix, who led the efforts to secure this one time allocation, made the announcement following today’s House passage of House Bill 743. The AFY 2014 budget is the state’s mid-year spending plan which helps fund the final few months of the current fiscal year. (more…)