2014 Legislative Update Week 6

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Tweet This was a busy week in the Legislature.  We passed HB744, the Fiscal Year 2015 budget. The budget was set by a revenue estimate of $20.8 billion, a 4.6 percent increase from the Fiscal Year 2014 budget. Nearly 72 percent of the new revenue is budgeted for K-12 and higher education expenses. These funds, […]

Online Town Hall Meeting Thursday 2/20/14 7:00 PM


Tweet Join me for an online Town Hall Meeting this Thursday, February 20th at 7:00 PM. I’ll give you a brief update of things going on thus far during the 2014 Georgia Legislative Session and then answer your questions which you can post below in the comment section. Come back to this post to watch […]

State Representative Buzz Brockway (R-Lawrenceville) To Seek Reelection


Tweet PRESS RELEASE February 17, 2014 Contact Buzz Brockway (678) 895-9064 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE State Representative Buzz Brockway (R-Lawrenceville) To Seek Reelection (Lawrenceville) Representative Buzz Brockway announced today he would seek reelection to the State House of Representatives. For the past four years Brockway has represented district 102 covering parts of Lawrenceville and Suwanee. “It’s […]

2014 Legislative Update Week 5

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Tweet Another week interrupted by a winter storm, this time by one named "Pax."  I hope all of you were safely in your homes and that you did not lose power. The House closed up shop on Tuesday and did not meet again last week.  We re-convene tomorrow and will be voting on seven bills. Before […]

2014 Legislative Update Week 4


Tweet This past week, we heard Chief Justice Hugh Thompson give his first State of the Judiciary Address in a joint session with our colleagues from the Senate.in his address, Chief Justice Thompson applauded a series of criminal justice reform bills that we have passed over the last few years. One of the main goals […]