ATLANTA (January 18, 2019) | Sen. Brian Strickland (R – McDonough) was recently appointed to serve as Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Higher Education and to serve on several influential committees for the 2019 Legislative Session by the Senate Committee on Assignments. “It is a true honor to be selected to serve as the Vice Chairman of such an impactful committee,” said Sen. Strickland. “As the home to some of the most prestigious… Read More


Brian Strickland and Brian Kemp

For Immediate Release  Friday, December 7, 2018   KEMP NAMES FLOOR LEADERS, DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS   (Atlanta, GA) – Today, Governor-elect Brian Kemp named his House and Senate Floor leaders who will champion legislation that puts hardworking Georgians first. Kemp also announced his Director and Deputy Director of External Affairs.   State Representatives Jodi Lott (R-Evans), Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville), Bert Reeves (R-Marietta), and Dominic LaRiccia (R-Douglas) will serve as the Kemp’s Floor Leaders in the State House. Senators Blake Tillery (R-Vidalia)… Read More


The Constitution of the State of Georgia allows for the governor to assembly special sessions of the General Assembly if need be.  Gov. Nathan Deal called for a special session to begin on Tuesday, November 13th in order to address the aftermath of Hurricane Michael and how it affected our Southwest Georgia communities. The House and Senate met for five days during this special session in order to amend the Fiscal Year 2019 budget (FY… Read More


I wanted to thank everyone once more for supporting me throughout my re-election campaign. My wife Lindsay and I are truly grateful for your vote. I’m excited to continue representing District 17 at the State Capitol!  I wanted to take a moment to share what I’ve been working on since winning the election. Your representatives convened for a special session of the General Assembly this week. We are taking up bills that will address relief for the… Read More


Early voting for the General Election is now open until November 2nd. This is the last week to cast your vote early for me to represent District 17 in the State Senate. Below are the location, dates, and times for early voting in Henry, Newton, and Rockdale counties. My family and I are grateful for your support as I seek re-election! If you cannot make it out to vote early, let your voice be heard… Read More