Archive for April, 2015

Rep. Tanner’s Legislation Signed into Law by Governor Deal

Bill sponsor Rep. Kevin Tanner at the signing of HB 62 with Gov. Nathan Deal and Sen. Butch Miller

ATLANTA—State Representative Kevin Tanner (R–Dawsonville) commented today on Governor Nathan Deal signing into law House Bill 62, which allows for scholarship exemptions for special needs children of active duty military personnel in Georgia. (more…)

Writing a New Chapter for Our Schools: It’s time to Restructure Our Education System

On May 22, my youngest child will graduate from high school, and I am ecstatic to see her turn that tassel and move on to her next chapter in life. (more…)

Rep. Scot Turner Comments on Autism Coverage Bill Signing

Rep. Turner at bill signing for HB 429, Ava's Law.

ATLANTA — State Representative Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs) today commented on the bill signing of House Bill 429 by Governor Deal. Gov. Deal signed HB 429 into law today, which includes the autism coverage requirement known as Ava’s Law. (more…)

Bills Sponsored by Rep. Dempsey Receive Final Passage

ATLANTA— State Representative Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) announced today the final passage of House Bills 198, 288, 443, 567, and 568 during the 2015 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. These pieces of legislation, which were all sponsored by Rep. Dempsey, will now be considered by Governor Nathan Deal. (more…)

Rep. Bruce Broadrick Recognizes Local Teacher at State Capitol

Rep Broadrick with the local winners of the Creative Arts Student Contest, and Gretchen Bauer Abernathy, the Distinguished Educator of 2015, from the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust’s the Days of Remembrance ceremony

ATLANTA – State Representative Bruce Broadrick (R-Dalton) today recognized Gretchen Bauer Abernathy for her recent accomplishment in being named the Distinguished Educator of 2015 by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust. Mrs. Abernathy, along with four local winners of the 2015 Creative Arts Student Contest, were recognized at the Days of Remembrance ceremony at the State Capitol on Friday, April 17, 2015. (more…)