2022 Legislative Update – Week 6

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2022 Legislative Update Week 6 Middleton Public Affairs   This week legislators convened for Legislative Days 16 through 18, breaking for a committee work day on Wednesday.   At this point in the session, committee activity has picked up considerably, and the number of newly introduced bills has started to drop off.  House and Senate members… Read more »

2022 Legislative Update – Week 5

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2022 Legislative Update Week 5 Middleton Public Affairs   This week members of the General Assembly convened Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday for Legislative Days 12 through 15.  Wednesday was reserved as a committee work day for committees to consider active legislation.  Members have until March 15, which is Crossover Day, to move their bills… Read more »

2022 Legislative Update – Week 4

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2022 Legislative Update Week 4 Middleton Public Affairs   This week the Georgia General Assembly convened Tuesday through Thursday for Legislative Days 9 through 11.   Much like last week, this week saw a flood of newly introduced bills and a robust committee schedule as House and Senate members continued to work to get their bills… Read more »

2022 Legislative Update – Week 3

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2022 Legislative Week 3 Middleton Public Affairs   Following Joint Appropriations hearings last week, this week House and Senate members resumed the legislative calendar, convening for Legislative Days Five through Eight.  This week the legislature considered a wide variety of legislation, ranging from election reform bills to mental health reform to a bill to make… Read more »

2022 Legislative Update – Week 2

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2022 Legislative Update Week 2 Middleton Public Affairs January 21, 2022   After the MLK holiday, legislators were back under the Gold Dome this week for joint Appropriations Committee budget hearings.  Led by Senate Appropriations Chairman Blake Tillery (R-Vidalia) and House Appropriations Chairman Terry England (R-Auburn), members of the committees gathered for three full days… Read more »

2022 Legislative Update – Week 1

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January 14, 2022   The 2022 General Assembly began on Monday but without the typical hustle and bustle of a new session.  Both chambers gaveled in for a brief Monday session, and then legislators and lobbyists headed out to watch the University of Georgia Bulldogs secure their first College Football National Championship in over 40… Read more »

US DOT Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

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The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) establishes the new Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) discretionary program that will provide $5-6 billion in grants over the next 5 years. Funding supports regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. There are two types of SS4A grants: Action Plan Grants… Read more »

Grady & Georgia State University Partner to Combat Nursing Shortage Staff Report

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Grady Health System and Georgia State University’s Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions announced a formal partnership that will expand the nursing education pipeline and strengthen nursing recruitment at Grady. The partnership enables a greater number of qualified students to fulfill their educational and career aspirations and addresses the critical nursing shortage at Grady, exacerbated… Read more »

AMSU President’s Investiture

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Atlanta Metropolitan State College President’s Investiture & Spring Graduation Announced Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC) announces the investiture of Dr. Georj L. Lewis, President of Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), at 10 a.m., May 5, 2022.  The college looks forward to hosting the community, its students, faculty, staff and partners to a full week of activities… Read more »

Clayton State Partnership

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Clayton State Announces Partnership with Communities In Schools of Atlanta On April 22, 2022, Clayton State University signed a memorandum of understanding forming a new partnership with Communities In Schools of Atlanta, a local affiliate of the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention program. Communities In Schools of Atlanta is expanding throughout Clayton County,… Read more »