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, Georgia manages to do something that our leaders in Washington have failed at – balancing the budget and living within our means during these hard times.  As we continue to search for new ways to limit government spending and ease taxes for Georgia residents, I encourage those elected to serve us in our nation’s Capitol to do the same. “