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GFL Ribbon Cutting

I was honored to be invited to attend the ribbon cutting on Monday, Dec. 16, for the new GFL, formerly Waste Industries, offices on Rum Creek Parkway in Stockbridge. I joined Stockbridge Mayor Ford and Stockbridge City Council members in welcoming GFL to their new offices and shop. Back in 2011, Waste Industries acquired our company, Rover, Inc., which was launched in January 2002. It was so encouraging to learn from Dewayne Isaac, GFL General Manager, that Joseph “Buck” Rogers ...
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Pet Adoption Day at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion

June is Pet Preparedness Month in Georgia, and the First Lady of Georgia Marty Kemp is showing her support by hosting a Pet Adoption Day at the Governor's Mansion on Saturday, June 29 from 9am to 12pm. At this event, the Kemp family will be partnering with humane societies, rescues, and animal shelters from across the state to help find homes for dogs and cats in need.  The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency will also be attending to share ...
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Lt. Governor Duncan & Speaker Ralston Announce Appointments to Freight & Logistics Commission

ATLANTA – Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Speaker of the House David Ralston announced their appointees to the Georgia Freight & Logistics Commission. Created by House Resolution 37 in the 2019 legislative session, the Commission will study Georgia’s freight and logistics network and find ways to move freight more efficiently throughout Georgia spurring economic growth and job creation. “Georgia’s economic prosperity has led to huge business and population growth,” said Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan. “However, in many areas of ...
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Dale Rutledge Sine Die 2019 Georgia

2019 Legislative Session – Week 12

The House adjourned the 2019 Legislative Session on Tuesday, April 2nd. Passed legislation is headed to the governor's desk for his signature. Thank you for contacting me with your comments & questions throughout this process. Please continue to email me at with your concerns for Georgia and any further questions about legislation passed during the 2019 session. Below are the top 5 bills that passed on Day 40. House Bill 233 - Protecting & increasing GA patients' access to quality healthcare ...
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GA 2019 Session - Update from Rep. Dale Rutledge

2019 Legislative Session – Week 10

The House is currently working through the last week of the 2019 legislative session. We officially adjourn session on April 2nd which we refer to as "Sine Die." In this post, I'll share information on 2 bills that the House passed in week 10 of session. Also, remember that you can watch live broadcasts of session here: Senate Bill 167 - Preferential Treatment for Foster Parents Senate Bill 167, sponsored by Sen. Matt Brass (district 28), gives foster parents ...
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Dale Rutledge Legislative Session W9

2019 Legislative Session – Week 9

We are fast approaching "Sine Die," the last day of the 2019 legislative session. The House will adjourn on April 2nd. In the last 32 legislative days, the House has passed over 160 pieces of legislation! As we draw near to the end of session, I encourage you to reach out to me with any questions. Keep reading to learn what the House passed in week 9. House Bill 316: Paper Ballots House Bill 316, sponsored by Rep. Barry Fleming ...
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