Archive for December, 2015

Rep. Sandra Scott to Honor Women Veterans with License Plate Legislation

ATLANTA – State Representative Sandra Scott (D-Rex) recently pre-filed legislation to honor female military personnel. (more…)

Rep. Sheri Gilligan Offers Georgia Military Scholarship Recommendation Letters

ATLANTA — State Representative Sheri Gilligan (R-Cumming) will offer letters of recommendation to qualified Georgia high school seniors seeking the Georgia Military Scholarship at the University of North Georgia. (more…)

My Vow to Protect Mothers and Children

By State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta)

It is estimated that there are 25,000 cases of rape-related pregnancies in the United States every year. Under current Federal law, when a woman becomes pregnant as a result of rape, the rapist has the same parental rights as the child’s mother. (more…)

Rep. Belton Brings Christmas to Peruvian Orphanage

ATLANTA – Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead), along with employees of the Delta Airlines’ Caring Crew Organization, recently visited La Sagrada Familia (the Sacred Family) orphanage in Zapallal, Peru to host their fifth annual Christmas party. (more…)

Rep. Doreen Carter Receives Committee Assignments for the 2015-2016 Legislative Term

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) named State Representative Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) to the Code Revision, Small Business Development and Special Rules committees. (more…)