March 7th, 2016


It’s official! Papers have been signed for me to run for reelection in State House District 98! My promise is the same – to always strive to honor my God, Country and the next generation in the way I …

House Study Committee on Welfare Fraud

February 1st, 2016

study committee photo

Georgia House of Representatives

House Study Committee on Welfare Fraud

Members of the Committee

Representative David Clark, Chairman

Representative Mandi Ballinger

Representative Timothy Barr

Representative Dominic LaRiccia

Representative Erica Thomas


Matt Wosotowsky

Policy Analyst, House Budget and Research Office…

Capitol Update: Week 1

January 20th, 2016

We began the second session of the 153rd General Assembly this past Monday, January 11, 2016. With an ambitious legislative agenda to navigate and only 40 legislative days to accomplish the task, we got straight to work. During an …

Earn this FREEDOM

May 25th, 2015

NEVER FORGET that over 1.3 million of America’s finest have answered the call by giving their TODAY so that we might have our TOMORROW….today is more than just an excuse for BBQ, fireworks, lake day with family and friends, but …

2015 Legislative Session Summary

April 14th, 2015

First I want to express a huge thank you to all my constituents who emailed and/or wrote me during session. I read every email and every letter; it was sincerely a privilege to hear your viewpoints. Second only to serving …

HB 170 (Transportation Funding Act of 2015)

March 11th, 2015

I voted YES for HB 170 (Transportation Funding Act of 2015) and below you can read my explanation.

Regardless of party lines, I was really proud that Republicans and Democrats came together to pass HB 170 and fix Georgia’s transportation …

Legislative Recap: Week Ending 2/20/15

February 23rd, 2015

On Tuesday, February 17, we began the sixth week of the 2015 legislative session.  Although a winter storm caused school closures for many students in the northern part of our state, here in Atlanta, we were able to continue session …

Legislative Recap: Week 1

January 19th, 2015

The 2015 session for the Georgia House of Representatives began January 12th with the swearing-in ceremony held in the House chamber at the Georgia State Capitol. Reciting the oath of office with my hand on the Bible was one …

Ronald Reagan

December 31st, 2014

“We must reject the idea that every time a law’s broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.” – Ronald Reagan…

Woodrow Wilson

December 31st, 2014

“The things that the flag stands for were created by the experiences of a great people. Everything that it stands for was written by their lives. The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.” – Woodrow Wilson…