Category: Legislature

March 31, 2021

The Georgia House of Representatives has approved SB 21, restricting powers of the mayor and providing more power and authority to the five members of the city council.  The legislation, sponsored by State Sen. Emanuel Jones, is now headed to the Governor for his signature. The new legislation will it becomes effective on July 1. […]

January 12, 2021

Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) was re-elected this week by his colleagues in the Georgia House of Representatives to continue his service as Speaker of the House for the 2021-2022 legislative session. Ralston has served as Speaker since 2010 and is Georgia’s 73rd Speaker of the House. “I thank my colleagues in the House for their […]

January 12, 2021

ATLANTA – The Georgia House Democratic Caucus (GHDC) Subcommittee on COVID-19 is urging Gov. Brian Kemp take more aggressive action to slow the spread of a new strain of COVID-19. The new strain, recently confirmed in Georgia, is reported to be more contagious. Members of the subcommittee, which includes State Representatives Rhonda Burnough (D-Riverdale), Viola […]

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