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Rick Jasperse State Representative District 11 Georgia

Report From The Capitol

REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (1/25/2021)

The General Assembly has begun their work for the 156th meeting of Representatives elected from all over our state. It was good to walk into the People's House on Monday and be sworn in with Marcia by my side. Since this is a new group of legislators who had just been elected, we had lots of reorgan...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (9/28/2020)

Election day is now for those who have requested absentee ballots or in a few weeks when early voting starts. In addition to voting for President, we will get to decide on two amendments to the Georgia Constitution and vote in one state referendum on Nov. 3. I have received a number of requests t...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (9/14/2020)

During these unprecedented days with Covid19 and unemployment and economic stress on lots of folks, it's great to find a positive thing to talk about. Lisa Fountain is our Administrative Assistant in the office I share with Rep. Mandi Ballinger (R-Canton) in the Capitol. Lisa started with us in Janu...


How Is the State of Georgia Doing Financially? (8/31/2020)

I am glad when folks come up to me in the grocery store or wherever, when shopping, and feel comfortable enough to ask me a question. It usually goes... "I hope you don't mind." Of course, I don't. Going way back to when I was the County Agricultural Agent, I looked forward to being asked questions....


Representative Jasperse on Signage of Bill to Give Georgia Students Fewer Milestones Tests (8/17/2020)

Chairman of the House Education Committee Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper), working with the Senate and Georgia Department of Education, helped create and passed SB 367 that would reduce Milestones testing in our schools. HB 367 was recently signed by Governor Kemp into law at the Capitol. It eliminates fiv...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (8/10/2020)

Natural Resources and Environmental legislation In our beautiful area, Georgia owns and oversees quite a bit of land that may be in a park, historical area or wildlife management area. We, as citizens of Georgia, own more than one million acres of public land for wildlife management and rese...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (8/3/2020)

Supporting Law Enforcement I am spending the next few weeks writing about bills that I think you may be interested in, and this week's article was different until I went to a retirement reception for a local police officer. I was visiting the attendees who were mostly Law Enforcement folk...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (7/27/2020)

I have been working on letting you know what happened during our last legislative session, because I have always been impressed by how much folks know and want to know. I get lots of questions, ideas, and comments through my website, rickjasperse.org. It is helpful to read and listen to what folks a...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (6/1/2020)

We are going back in to the 2020 session on June 11th as it is planned right now. When we stopped way back in March, we had just completed Cross Over Day, and all the bills that the House passed were now in the Senate, and the Senate bills were in the House's hands. The most important bill we h...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (5/11/2020)

Each day I get a report on what is going on in Georgia about the status of testing, hospital occupancy rates, etc., in Georgia. The data is looking a lot better, and you can see that reflected in the actions of our friends and neighbors. They are thinking so, too. I saw a lot more folks on the road ...


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