Gov. Nathan Deal — a former judge and prosecutor– has been honored with the Champion of Justice Award by the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. President Darren Penn said: “Deservedly, Governor Deal received wide praise this year for signing House Bill 17 – the Hidden Predator Act – into law. Because of his support for this measure, our courthouse doors have been unlocked for victims of childhood sexual abuse. In addition, he has a strong track record of appointing highly-qualified judges to openings in our courts, has championed reforms to our criminal and juvenile justice systems and has extended protections to some of our state’s most vulnerable citizens, including our seniors.” For these and his many other accomplishments, the governor’s boat continues to RISE.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has declared a level one drought throughout much of the state, including Metro Atlanta, following a hot and dry summer into fall. While water use restrictions are not yet officially in place, they could be as soon as this week if we don’t see any rain. While yards and water bills are starting to suffer, the real risk is for farmers, who if they don’t get some rain soon may find themselves SINKING…
- Deer hunting begins – with a big boost to the Georgia economy
- Senator announces legislation to add protection to students from sexual assault at school
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- A Georgia Drought
- House passes Hice’s Presidential Pension Reform bill
- Committee on Maternal Mortality hears about work being done across the state