Governor announces recommendations to help rural hospitals

On Feb. 23, Gov. Nathan Deal released the final report and recommendations from the Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee, which was created last year to identify and provide solutions to address the financial struggles of Georgi... READ MORE


House approves Rep. Shaw's insurance confidentiality bill

On Feb. 19, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation I introduced to provide for insurance compliance self-evaluative privilege. HB 162 would protect the confidentiality of communications in order t... READ MORE


Rural Caucus discusses agriculture tax exemption

The Georgia Legislative Rural Caucus, which I chair, met Feb. 11 and received information from the Georgia Farm Bureau and the University of Georgia Center for Agribusiness & Economic Development on the Georgia Agriculture Tax Exe... READ MORE