One of the biggest highlights of the recent legislative session was the creation of the House Rural Development Council. Speaker Ralston made it clear that focusing on rural Georgia was going to be a priority because we cannot continue for the divide between the “two Georgias” to widen. I was honored to be selected to serve by Speaker Ralston on this committee. There are 10 meetings scheduled, most of them lasting two days. Before I get started, I want to give the link to the website that is archiving every meeting along with every presentation by each of the presenters. It is a lot of information but it is quite fascinating. If you aren’t able to click on the link directly, there are two other ways to get there. Search “Georgia House Rural Development Council” and you should be able to navigate there quickly. Here is the direct link: http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/HouseRuralDevelopmentCouncil.aspx as well as a shortened version (http://tinyurl.com/ydzcchk3).
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