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Harrell now Vice Chair Regulated Industries / Secretary Ways & Means

Jun 10, 2015 1 Comment ›› Brett

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Thursday, June 11, 2015 Rep. Brett Harrell Named Vice Chairman of Regulated Industries Committee and Secretary of Ways and Means Committee ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives’ Committee on Assignments named State Representative Brett Harrell (R-Snellville) as the Vice Chairman of the House Regulated Industries Committee as well as Secretary of the Ways & ...

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2015 Capitol Update Week 11 – Two more days

Mar 28, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

Two days remain in the 2015 Session Tuesday and Thursday this week are the final voting days of the 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly. Before mentioning what remains, please find a brief update on several items voted this past week. On the way to the Governor these bills received final passage: SR 287 and SB 133 proposed by ...

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2015 Capitol Update Week 9 – Ten Yeas and Ten Nays

Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

Ten Yeas and Ten Nays to recap Week 9 - Crossover Week What a week! By my colleague Rep. Buzz Brockway's count, the House considered119 bills last week including 57 on Friday - Crossover Day. I will briefly mention twenty - ten I voted in favor and ten I voted against on the House floor. Should ...

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2015 Capitol Update Week 8 – Transportation and Brunch

Mar 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Brett

HB 170 the Transportation Funding Act The "big" bill this week was HB 170 the Transportation Funding Act. As a member of both the House Transportation and Ways & Means Committees, I have been actively involved in the discussions regarding funding our future transportation investments. Prior to reaching the floor, Representative Rich Golich offered a Rules ...

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