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Vote Harrell for House on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Nov 4, 2018 No Comments ›› Brett

It has been my honor, an awesome responsibility, and fun too to represent you in the Georgia House. I ask for your continued support and vote on Tuesday, November 6 to remain your state Representative. Now is not the time for dramatic change in Georgia's leadership. Among our recent successes: HB 918 cuts Georgia personal income ...

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Georgia Needs Occupational Licensing Reform

May 19, 2018 No Comments ›› Brett

Georgia Needs Occupational Licensing Reform by Marc Hyden | May 17, 2018 |   As a general rule, I become suspicious when the federal government offers “free” money to the states. That was my immediate reaction when the local news reported that the U.S. Department of Labor has opened up grants totaling $7.5 million to local governments. These funds are designated to enable states ...

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Passing taxpayer friendly legislation

2018 Capitol Wrap Up – 2018 Session earns an A+

Apr 27, 2018 No Comments ›› Brett

The General Assembly concluded the most successful session of my eight years as your Representative on Thursday, March 29.   Among the successes: HB 918 cuts Georgia personal income tax rates for the first time since 1937. Twice before I had introduced legislation to cut the marginal rates and I am gratified that Georgia families will be able to keep more ...

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Sen P.K. Martin and Rep. Brett Harrell with Gov. Deal and representatives of the Atlanta United Football Club

2018 Capitol Update Week 11 – A good week for sound policy

Mar 25, 2018 No Comments ›› Brett

  Sen. P.K. Martin and Rep. Brett Harrell passed resolutions honoring the Atlanta United Football Club. A good week for sound policy Monday, March 19th was Day 36 of the Legislative Session and the House unanimously adopted House Resolution 1414 authored by Rep. Rick Jasperse, Chair of the Higher Education Committee to create a Study Committee on School Security. Responding to tragic events on school ...

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