Posts Tagged ‘State Representative Jeff Jones’

Rep. Jeff Jones Applauds Republic Services’ Decision to Withdraw Coal Ash Disposal Permit Applications

ATLANTA – State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) today commended Republic Services Corporation’s recent decision to withdraw three pending coal ash disposal permit applications. These permit applications would have allowed Republic Services, a waste management company, to dispose coal ash at its Broadhurst Environmental Landfill in Wayne County, near Jesup, Georgia. (more…)

GUEST EDITORIAL: Why I Voted ‘Yes’ to Campus Carry

By State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick)
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Without a doubt, this is a troubling time in America. Mass shootings have been happening with seemingly greater intensity. HB 280, the “campus carry” bill, sponsored by Rep. Mandi Ballinger (R-Canton), would permit 21 year old, licensed concealed carry permit holders to carry a concealed weapon on Georgia’s publicly funded college campuses, but not in dorms, on-campus preschools or at athletic events. The following is my publicly stated position on this very difficult issue. (more…)

Rep. Jeff Jones Responds to Efforts to Protect Georgia’s Water Resources from Coal Ash Storage

ATLANTA — State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) today issued the following statement in response to the City of Brunswick City Commission’s effort to draft a resolution asking state lawmakers to create stricter regulations governing coal ash storage: (more…)

Reps. Debbie Buckner and Jeff Jones Receive One Hundred Miles 100 Civic Leader Awards

ATLANTA – State Representatives Debbie Buckner (D-Junction City) and Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick) recently received One Hundred Miles Civic Leader Awards.  The award honors elected and civic officials who, through their actions and voice, positively influence policies and conservation efforts along the Georgia coast. (more…)

EDITORIAL: Georgia’s Underground or Shadow Economy

Out-of-State Money Wire Transfer Fee bill

By State Representative Jeff Jones (R-Brunswick)

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