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Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom and More3/24/2014

Legislative Wrap Up: Common Core, Religious Freedom, Life, Support for Israel The fast-paced 2014 Georgia legislative session came to a close on March 20. The 40-day session opened on January 13, and State Director Tanya Ditty represented your interests as a volunteer lobbyist with a physical presence at the State Capitol 38 of the 40 […]  READ MORE

Urgent! Common Core – Bad House Bill Resurfaces in Georgia3/16/2014

Immediate calls/e-mails needed to   Speaker David Ralston  Phone: 404-656-5020 E-mail (david.ralston@house.ga.gov)   With only two days left in the legislative session, it appears that an attempt will be made in the House to “salvage” parts of SB 167, which was killed in the House Education Committee last week. The apparent plan is to strip […]  READ MORE

Religious Freedom Rally at Georgia State Capitol- Your Presence is Needed3/15/2014

Please join Concerned Women for America of Georgia at the Religious Freedom Rally this coming Wednesday, March 19, at the State Capitol. Your presence is needed to show support for SB 377, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This legislation (SB 377) is needed in our state in order to protect our churches and businesses from […]  READ MORE

Georgia House Ed Committee Strikes Down SB 1673/13/2014

The House Education Committee held its hearing on SB 167 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The committee voted on a new Senate substitute bill that was similar to the version that had passed out of the Senate last week. Unfortunately, the bill failed to pass by a vote of 13-5. SB 167 was like watching […]  READ MORE

CWA of Georgia No Longer Supports SB 1673/11/2014

Press conference information updated 3-11-14 Conference Call Alert: Tuesday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. The House Education Committee today released a potential substitute bill for SB 167 in advance of its upcoming Wednesday committee meeting. Sen. Ligon has indicated to Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Georgia and American Principles in Action (APIA) that he […]  READ MORE

GA Common Core Update – SB 167 Moves Forward – Hearing This Wednesday, March 53/3/2014

SB 167 now moves to the Georgia House of Representatives. The House Education Committee will hold a hearing on the bill this Wednesday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in room 606 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building. If at all possible, we need everyone to attend the hearing. Rep. Brooks Coleman and Rep. Mike Dudgeon, […]  READ MORE

Action Needed: Georgia needs to pass Religious Freedom Preservation Act2/28/2014

Time sensitive alert. Supporting religious freedom should be paramount because it’s a fundamental right every American enjoys and must not be infringed. SB 377, the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act, introduced by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) is a bill to guarantee the free exercise of religion in Georgia without interference from the government.  One of […]  READ MORE

SB 167 passes out of Senate and now heads to the House!2/26/2014

SB 167 passed out of the Senate today 34-16. The bill now moves on to the House Education Committee, and is expected to be heard in committee on Wednesday, March 5. Here is one paragraph from Sen. Ligon’s press release. “Passage of this bill today represents the hard work of many people over the course […]  READ MORE

Common Core victory in Georgia! Next step2/21/2014

SB 167, the pro-student, pro-parent, pro-taxpayer Common Core bill cleared a major hurdle today and was voted unanimously out of the Senate and Youth Education Committee. The committee room was packed full of supporters who listened to Sen. William Ligon (R-Brunswick) present the bill to the committee. Sen. Lindsey Tippins, committee chairman, allowed for testimony […]  READ MORE

It’s official! Georgia Common Core bill to be heard this Thursday, February 202/19/2014

SB 167, the Common Core legislation will be heard in the Senate and Youth Education Committee on Thursday, February 20. The hearing will take place in Room 307 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building (CLOB) at 1:00 p.m. The CLOB is located directly across the street from the State Capitol. Plan to attend the hearing. […]  READ MORE

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