Archive for May, 2017

Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Act Signed into Law by Gov. Deal

 

ATLANTA – State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) today announced that Senate Bill 206, the Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Act, was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on Monday, May 8, 2017.  SB 206 was co-sponsored by Rep. Houston and will require health insurance plans to provide hearing aid coverage for children in Georgia. (more…)

Rep. Oliver Appointed to House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding

ATLANTA – State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver (D-Decatur) was recently appointed by Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) to serve as a member of the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding. This commission, which was created during the recent legislative session by House Resolution 848, will study Georgia’s transit needs and analyze ways for the state to adequately plan and provide for those needs. (more…)

Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the members of the House Commission on Transit Governance & Funding. This commission, which was created during the recent legislative session by House Resolution 848, will study Georgia’s transit needs and analyze ways for the state to adequately plan and provide for those needs. (more…)

Rep. Brian Prince Appointed to National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy Foundation’s Board of Directors

ATLANTA — State Representative Brian Prince (D-Augusta) was recently appointed to the 2017-2018 Board of Directors for the Georgia National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academy Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports Georgia’s three National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Academies. Rep. Prince’s appointment to the Board of Directors is for a two year term. (more…)

Governor Signs Rep. Houston’s Bill to Revitalize Rural Downtowns

ATLANTA – State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) today announced that House Bill 73 was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on Monday, May 8, 2017. HB 73, authored by Rep. Houston, will create tax credit incentives to promote the revitalization of rural downtowns in Georgia. (more…)