Archive for March, 2017

Rep. Efstration and GBI Director Keenan Applaud Passage of Bill to Protect Georgians from Abuse by Power of Attorney

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives recently gave final passage to House Bill 221, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, sponsored by State Representative Chuck Efstration (R-Dacula). The bill was passed unanimously by both the House and Senate and will now go to Governor Nathan Deal for consideration. (more…)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Rep. Waites Applauds Legislation to Establish House Study Committee on Distracted Driving

By State Representative Keisha Waites (D-Atlanta)
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Rep. Gravley Recognizes Taylor Phillips at the Capitol

ATLANTA – State Representative Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) recently led the Georgia House of Representatives in recognizing former baseball player Taylor “T-Bone” Phillips during a morning order in the House chamber on Friday, March 24, 2017. Rep. Gravley sponsored House Resolution 651 to honor Phillips’ achievements. (more…)

Rep. Taylor Names MARTOC Subcommittee Chairs

ATLANTA – State Representative Tom Taylor (R-Dunwoody), Chairman of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Overview Committee (MARTOC), today appointed the following members as MARTOC subcommittee chairs: (more…)

House Members Recognize Georgia Down Syndrome Day

ATLANTA – State Representatives Jan Tankersley (R-Brooklet), Amy Carter (R-Valdosta), Katie Dempsey (R-Rome), Scott Hilton (R-Peachtree Corners) and Butch Parrish (R-Swainsboro) joined Governor Nathan Deal to recognize Georgia Down Syndrome Day in conjunction with World Down Syndrome Day at the State Capitol on Tuesday, March 21, 2016. (more…)