Week 8 of the 2012 Session

Next Wednesday marks Crossover Day for the General Assembly and my colleagues and I are working diligently to meet this deadline. Crossover Day, Legislative Day 30, is the last day for Senate Bills to be approved by the Senate and … Continue reading


Week 7 of 2012 Session

This week we voted on the mid-year budget. Concerned about meeting previous revenue projections, Governor Deal made the tough but responsible decision to adjust his budget to reflect these numbers. In response to revenues flattening in recent months, the Governor … Continue reading


Week 6 of 2012 Session

With Valentine’s Day being on Tuesday, the Legislature chose to take Monday and Tuesday off to spend time with our spouses.  This made for a short week.  Only seven bills were heard on the Senate floor this week which should … Continue reading


Week 5 of 2012 Session

On Monday, I was pleased to welcome a local pastor and longtime friend, Reverend Tony Samples, to the floor of the Senate to deliver our daily devotion. Many of you know Reverend Samples who became the founding pastor at Pickett’s … Continue reading


Week 4 of 2012 Session

This week, we saw a flurry of activity as 14 bills were passed from the Rules Committee to the Senate floor. We began the week by working toward eliminating government waste with the passage of SB 223, also known as … Continue reading


Week 3 of 2012 Session

This week the State Legislature agreed upon an Adjournment Resolution that sets each legislative day through Crossover Day, Day 30. This is an unprecedented move by the Senate and House, demonstrating our commitment to a productive, efficient session. This week … Continue reading


Week 2 of 2012 Session

This summer, the Republican Caucus traveled across the state holding a series of town hall-style meetings called Solution Summits. The goal of these meetings was to determine what issues Georgians are most concerned about. As a result of your input … Continue reading

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