Archive for January, 2016

Rep. Stovall Appointed Vice Chairman of Education Subcommittee

ATLANTA — State Representative Valencia Stovall (D-Lake City) was recently appointed by House Education Committee Chairman Brooks Coleman (R-Duluth) as the Vice Chairman of the House Education Subcommittee on Academic Support.   (more…)

Leesburg’s Luke Bryan Featured on Cover of 2016 Travel Guide

ATLANTA – State Representative Ed Rynders (R-Albany) joined Governor Nathan Deal and leaders from Georgia’s tourism industry yesterday for the unveiling of the 2016 Georgia Tourism Guide, featuring Luke Bryan of Leesburg, Georgia on its cover. (more…)

Rep. Setzler Introduces Religious Freedom Restoration Act

ATLANTA — State Representative Ed Setzler (R-Acworth) yesterday filed House Bill 837, which would mirror federal legislation under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Rep. Setzler issued the following statement on HB 837:   (more…)

Reps. Ealum and Greene Applaud Governor Deal for Proposed Albany Marine Base Funds

ATLANTA — State Representatives Darrel Ealum (D-Albany) and Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) met yesterday with Governor Nathan Deal, Adjutant General Joe Jarrard, and members of the Georgia National Guard during a ceremony honoring Georgia National Guard Day at the Capitol.       (more…)

Rep. Mike Glanton Attends Joint Counter-Terrorism Meeting

ATLANTA – State Representative Mike Glanton (D-Jonesboro) recently attended a joint counter-terrorism meeting, which included members of the House Appropriations Public Safety Subcommittee, Chaired by Rep. Andy Welch (R-Locust Grove), and members of the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee, Chaired by Rep. Alan Powell (R-Hartwell). (more…)