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Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 7


Last week, February 21, the House reconvened for another busy week under the Gold Dome where we were hard at work drafting, discussing and passing legislation to address important issues facing our great state. With Crossover Day coming up next …


Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 6


My colleagues and I returned to the State Capitol and went back to work on Tuesday, February 14 for our sixth week of the 2017 legislative session. By the end of week six, we completed legislative day 20, meaning we …


Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 5

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We returned to the Gold Dome on Tuesday, February 7 to begin another eventful week of the legislative session which included a full schedule of House committee activity and hearings on many important topics. With a month of session behind …


Legislative Session Update 2017 for week 4


The Georgia House of Representatives reconvened this past Monday, January 30 for a busy fourth week of the 2017 session. Committee and subcommittee hearings were in full swing as my fellow legislators and I considered various bills that are making …


Legislative Session Update 2017 for weeks 1-3


Week 1:

Monday, January 9, 2017, marked the first day of the 154th Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly and the first day of the 2017-2018 term. As such, all 180 members of the Georgia House of Representatives …



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

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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

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

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

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 …


“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…