Archive for February, 2018

Rep. Dempsey Receives 2018 Charlotte Wilen Maternal and Infant Health Advocate of the Year Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Katie Dempsey (R-Rome) was recently presented with the 2018 Charlotte Wilen Maternal and Infant Health Advocate of the Year Award by the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies (HMHB) Coalition of Georgia. HMHB recognized Rep. Dempsey for sponsoring House Bill 198 during the 2017 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. (more…)

Coastal Delegation Gets Answers on Interstate Tree Removal Mishap

ATLANTA – At the leading of State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine), with the support of State Representatives Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) and Don Hogan (R-St. Simon’s Island), the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will begin an interstate beautification plan on Interstates 95 and 16 in Camden County after thousands of trees were removed along I-95 causing tremendous noise for residents. (more…)

Rep. Petrea Co-Sponsors Legislation to Update Georgia’s Tax Code

ATLANTA – State Representative Jesse Petrea (R-Savannah) co-sponsored House Bill 918, legislation that would change Georgia’s tax code by cutting individual and corporate state income taxes. HB 918 passed the House of Representatives with a vote of 134-36 on Thursday, February 22, 2018, and will now go to the Senate for consideration. (more…)

Rep. Greene Supports Legislation to Update Georgia’s Tax Code

ATLANTA – State Representative Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) today announced his support for House Bill 918, legislation that would change Georgia’s tax code by cutting individual and corporate state income taxes. HB 918 passed the House of Representatives with a vote of 134-36 on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, and will now go to the Senate for consideration. (more…)

Rep. Spencer Announces Georgia Members of National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group

ATLANTA – State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) today announced that Vice President Mike Pence nominated several Georgians to serve on the National Space Council’s Users Advisory Group (UAG), including former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Georgia Institute of Technology President Bud Peterson and Commercial Spaceflight Federation President Eric Stallmer. (more…)