ATLANTA (April 3, 2014) | Sen. Emanuel Jones (D- Decatur), Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council, has been named the Atlanta Business League’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year. He has been recognized as an outstanding minority business owner who is a proven leader, evidenced by his savvy business tactics, tenacity to succeed, […]
ATLANTA (April 3, 2014) | Senator Burt Jones (R-Jackson) was selected to serve on the Child Welfare Reform Council yesterday by Governor Nathan Deal. The council will work to improve Georgia’s child welfare system. “Our child welfare system is meant to provide a safe haven for children while their family situations are being decided, however […]
ATLANTA (April 2, 2014) | Sen. Renee Unterman (R –Buford), Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and other Georgia State Senators held a press conference today to discuss the rising prevalence of Autism rates nationwide. April 2, 2014, is recognized as Autism Awareness Day in Georgia. “In light of the CDC’s recently released report showing a sharp […]
ATLANTA – State Representative Jimmy Pruett (R-Eastman) recently announced that Telfair and Wheeler Counties will receive Sparsity Grants to supplement funds for educational programs and services. Telfair County will receive $43,900, and Wheeler County will receive $94,136 in Sparsity Grant funding.
“This funding will provide much needed support for our local schools in Telfair and [...]
ATLANTA – The March/April 2014 edition of James Magazine named State Representative Mark Hamilton (R-Cumming) one of the Most Influential House Members of 2014. This is the fourth consecutive year that Rep. Hamilton has received this recognition.
“It is an honor to be recognized by James Magazine again this year,” said Rep. Hamilton. “I [...]
ATLANTA—State Representative Paulette Rakestraw Braddock (R-Powder Springs) announced the final passage of House Bill 794 on March 18. Sponsored by Rep. Rakestraw Braddock, HB 794 calls for an Article V constitutional convention with the intent of amending the United States Constitution to include a balanced budget requirement for Congress.
“I am thrilled to see Georgia [...]