Archive for August, 2017

Rep. Coomer Named 2017 Policy Maker of the Year by Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education

ATLANTA – State Representative Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville) was recently named the 2017 Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE). (more…)

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Condemns Violence and Terror that Occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia

ATLANTA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) today condemned a car attack and other acts of violence against peaceful protesters that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, August 12, 2017. (more…)

Rep. Beskin: “Excluding Emory University and the CDC from APS would Disenfranchise Voters”

ATLANTA – State Representative Beth Beskin (R-Atlanta) recently urged Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council members to revise the Emory University and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) annexation ordinances to provide that the annexation territory be included in the Atlanta Independent School System (APS). In a formal letter, Rep. Beskin claimed that excluding the Emory University and CDC annexation areas from APS would disenfranchise voters. (more…)

Rep. Beskin Opposes Excluding Emory University and the CDC from APS

ATLANTA – State Representative Beth Beskin (R-Atlanta) today commented on the proposed annexation of Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) into the City of Atlanta that would exclude the properties from the Atlanta Independent School System (APS). In a formal letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council members, Rep. Beskin urged members to revise the Emory University and CDC annexation ordinances to provide that the annexed parcels be included in APS. (more…)

EDITORIAL: Georgia Statewide Update

By State Representative Dave Belton (R-Buckhead)

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