Williams Applauds Landmark Criminal Justice Reform Bill Signed into Georgia Law

May 3, 2012

ATLANTA (May 2, 2012) –Today, President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams (R-Lyons) applauded Governor Nathan Deal’s dedication to criminal justice reform in Georgia at a special bill signing ceremony for SB 1176, a comprehensive sentencing and corrections reform bill. The landmark legislation will strengthen penalties for violent and career criminals, provide more effective punishments for low-level [...]

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President Pro-Tempore Releases Statement on Passage of SB 316

February 24, 2012

ATLANTA (February 23, 2012) – President Pro-Tempore Tommie Williams (R-Lyons) released the following statement applauding the passage of SB 316:  “Protecting the most innocent and defenseless in our society is absolutely necessary,” said Sen. Tommie Williams. “I am proud of Senator Bethel for crafting legislation that will lengthen the time a victim has to report [...]

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President Pro-Tempore Releases Statement on Passage of Mid-Year Budget

February 23, 2012

ATLANTA (February 23, 2012) – President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams  (R-Lyons) released the following statement regarding the passage of the mid-year budget. The mid-year budget, HB 741, passed with a vote 51- 1. “I am proud to continue working alongside my colleagues to produce a fiscally responsible, balanced budget,” said President Pro-Tempore Tommie Williams.  “Each year, [...]

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