Rick Jasperse News
Rick Jasperse State Representative District 11 Georgia

Report From The Capitol

'Crossover Day' (3/21/2011)

Wednesday, March 16th marked the 30th legislative day of the 2011 session. Known as “Crossover Day,” this critical day marks the last chance that most House bills will have to pass the House and make their way to the Senate. Wow! What a busy day in the life of this freshman legislator! I have heard ...


HOPE IS HERE TO STAY (2/28/2011)

I thought I would spend this weeks’ column talking about HOPE and how it will affect your family in the future. Governor Deal’s proposal for HOPE and Pre-K has just been released, and I hope I can clear up some of the questions I am getting. As a parent of three children, all who received HOPE in...


Our work at the Georgia Legislature has really sped up. (2/16/2011)

Legislators have introduced 235 bills at this point. They cover a very wide range of subjects and causes. For debate this past week was the bill that would make English as the only language given for our Georgia driver’s license test. I received many emails and calls from you voicing your opinion on...


What a first week for me in the legislature! (1/19/2011)

Marcia and I went down on Sunday to attend the Wild Hog supper that is traditionally the night before the start of the Session. The House Agriculture committee and the GA Dept. of Ag sponsor the supper. I was part of the welcoming committee because I am part if the Ag committee. I enjoyed shaking ab...


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