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Rick Jasperse State Representative District 11 Georgia

Report From The Capitol

VOTING ANALYSIS FOR AMENDMENTS (10/1/2018)

Early voting will be beginning October 15, and you will see five Constitutional amendments on the ballot. As your State Representative, I feel I should try to give you a fair and balanced explanation of the proposed amendments. Over the next few weeks I will go over them and give you the facts about...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (3/30/2018)

This was the 12th and final week of the 2018 legislative session, and on Thursday, March 29, the House and Senate completed Legislative Day 40 and adjourned sine die. If you have ever wondered as I did a few years ago why legislative Day 40 is commonly referred to under the Gold Dome as “sine die,” ...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (3/26/2018)

Report from the Capitol from Representative Rick Jasperse We have completed Legislative Day 38, and with the end of the 40-day legislative session in sight, my House colleagues and I continued to work thoughtfully in our respective committees and also passed several key bills and resolutions ...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (3/9/2018)

Time is flying, and now we have just finished the ninth week of the 2018 legislative session. Surely enjoyed having Eli as a Page for me at the Capitol. Last week we spent a lot of time finishing the 2019 Budget to send it over to the Senate for them to look at, and for the House to start looking ov...


Rep. Jasperse Introduces Legislation to Establish House Study Committee on School Security (3/6/2018)

ATLANTA – State Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper), Chairman of the House Higher Education Committee, today introduced House Resolution 1414, which would establish the House Study Committee on School Security. “In the wake of one of the deadliest school shootings in recent history, it is abso...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (3/2/2018)

Going into week eight under the Gold Dome I knew it would be undoubtedly the busiest week of the 2018 legislative session so far. Cross Over Day was this week, and it is a critical deadline in the General Assembly, as it is the last day a piece of legislation can pass out of its original chamber and...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (2/26/2018)

The House got back to work for a very busy seventh week of the 2018 legislative session. As we get closer and closer to “Cross Over Day,” our agendas continue to get fuller, our committees work diligently to hear important legislation, and our days get longer. Cross Over Day is a big day for us. It...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (2/9/2018)

Wow! What a busy week! The highlight was a group of young students from Pickens County Middle School visiting us for the day. Mrs. Gent teaches the 8th grade Ga. history class and has a dedicated volunteer, Lee Raudonis. Lee has bee involved in the legislative process for a long time and is sharing ...


UNDER THE GOLD DOME (2/5/2018)

On Monday, January 30th, we reconvened for a hectic third week of the 2017 session. Committee and subcommittee hearings were in full swing as we considered various bills. We also addressed measures dealing with public safety and agriculture on the House floor. Most importantly, Pickens Leadership c...


REPORT FROM THE CAPITOL (2/2/2018)

We are in the fourth week of the 2018 legislative session. It is a beehive of activity at the Capitol and across the Georgia. House committees continued to hold hearings to review and discuss bill proposals, and constituents and interested parties from across the state are letting us know what they ...


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