Posts Tagged ‘State Representative Penny Houston’

Rep. Houston Appointed to Rural Revitalization Task Force

ATLANTA – State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) was recently appointed by Camila Knowles, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), to serve as a member of the Rural Revitalization Task Force. This task force will work with DCA to draft rules and regulations to accompany the designation of revitalization zones and the implementation of a tax incentive program for rural Georgia downtowns. (more…)

Rep. Houston Appointed to House Rural Development Council

ATLANTA – State Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) was recently appointed by Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) to serve as an ex-officio member on the House Rural Development Council. This council, which was created by House Resolution 389 during the recent legislative session, will work with rural communities to find ways to encourage economic growth. (more…)

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…)

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…)

Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the House Rural Development Council

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the members of the House Rural Development Council. This council, which was created during the recent legislative session, will work with rural communities to find ways to encourage economic growth. (more…)