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Carter to host town hall on ‘A Better Way’

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Pooler) will hold a town hall meeting Aug. 3 from 3-5 p.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy.

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Hitchens named to pipeline study committee

ATLANTA -State Rep. Bill Hitchens has been named as co-chair of the State Commission on Petroleum Pipelines.

June 07, 2016 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Allen to hold ‘Coffee with the Congressman’

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Augusta) announced he will be hosting a "Coffee with the Congressman" on Friday at the Gnann-Webb House in Springfield from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Chamber to hold Eggs and Issues review breakfast

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announced its annual Eggs and Issues Review Breakfast, scheduled for April 13 at 7:30 a.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy on Highway 21 in Rincon. This breakfast is presented by Vision Financial. Reservations must be made by April 11.

March 23, 2016 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Allen sees conservative wins and big ‘changes’ coming

A more conservative agenda will push through Congress, if Republicans can maintain their edge in the U.S. House and get to 60 seats in the Senate, Rep. Rick Allen told supporters last week.

March 16, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Hill to run for re-election to state Senate

Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) qualified Monday, seeking his 14th two-year term as state senator from the 4th District. The district consists of Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Evans and sections of Emanuel and Tattnall counties.

March 09, 2016 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Sen. Jack Hill's annual questionnaire


February 22, 2016 | Sen. Jack Hill | Georgia's elected

Carter calls for stronger visa vetting process

Fighting terrorism at home and abroad takes an effort from all citizens, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter said.

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Lawmakers predict busy, quick session

The Georgia General Assembly session is less than five weeks away, and local lawmakers are expecting a busy but brief 40 days at the state Capitol.

December 08, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Allen staff to hold office hours in Effingham

WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Augusta) announced his staff will be holding community office hours in Springfield on Dec. 9, from 1-3 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Commissioners Administrative Complex.

December 02, 2015 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Georgia delegation urges funding for port expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C.-Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, and U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue from Georgia, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, urged the administration to include critical funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) in President Obama's fiscal year 2017 budget.

October 13, 2015 | Staff report | Georgia's elected

Burns honored for rise to key leadership post

Bill Hitchens had a conversation with a fellow state lawmaker earlier this year, not long before the Republican members of the House of Representatives met to choose a new majority leader.

October 13, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Carter witness to history at Capitol

Less than a year into his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Buddy Carter was witness to two historic moments just last week.

September 29, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Allen remains skeptical of Iran nuclear deal

The agreement the Obama administration has brokered with Iran on its nuclear program faces stiff opposition on Capitol Hill - and elsewhere, according to U.S. Rep. Rick Allen.

September 08, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Georgia's elected

Hill tells supporters he’ll run for seat again

CLAXTON-Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans County, Sen. Jack Hill announced Thursday night that he will seek a 14th term in 2016.

September 02, 2015 | By Al Hackle Special to the Herald | Georgia's elected

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