Duncan Appoints Members to the Office of Child Advocate Advisory Committee

ATLANTA (October 26, 2020) | Today, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of Carla M. Santiago-Barbosa and Nikki Raymond to the Office of Child Advocate Advisory Committee.

Lieutenant Governor Endorses Efforts to Establish Georgia as the Technology Capital of the East Coast

ATLANTA, August 17, 2020 – Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the official launch of the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation, a public-private partnership created to lead coordinated, statewide efforts to position Georgia as the Technology Capital of the East Coast.

Lt. Governor Duncan Appoints Committee to Examine COAM Regulations

ATLANTA (August 14, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of the Senate COAM Study Committee. The study committee is tasked with examining industry regulations promulgated by the Georgia Lottery and was established pursuant to SR 1024 – adopted during the 2020 legislative session.

Lt. Governor Duncan Appoints Committee to Study Law Enforcement Reform

ATLANTA (August 13, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of the Senate Law Enforcement Reform Study Committee. The study committee will examine the techniques, patterns, and practices of law enforcement and was established pursuant to SR 1007 – adopted during the 2020 legislative session.

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Members of Senate Study Committee

ATLANTA (August 10, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of members to the Senate Study Committee on Surgical Smoke Evacuation Systems. The study committee was established pursuant to SR 981, which the Senate adopted during the 2020 legislative session. The Study Committee on Surgical Smoke Evacuation Systems will be chaired by Sen. Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain).

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Members of Senate Study Committee

ATLANTA (August 6, 2020) – Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of members to the Senate Study Committee on Music Workforce Development. The study committee was established pursuant to SR 470, which the Senate adopted during the 2020 legislative session.

Lt. Governor Duncan Praises Governor’s Signing of Bill to Improve Foster Care Procedures

ATLANTA (July 21, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan praised the Governor’s signing of House Bill 912, which makes changes to Georgia’s foster care system and strengthens support for foster families by removing burdensome regulations on foster parents.

Duncan: Protect the Vast Majority of Officers Who Serve Honorably

ATLANTA (June 23, 2020) | Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan today urged the House to quickly pass the Law Enforcement Bill of Rights legislation that passed the Senate this morning, saying it provides much needed protections for first responders. The bill outlines protections for officers under investigation and establishes a penalty for hate crimes committed against a first responder based solely on their job.

Duncan: Senate Delivers ‘Meaningful, Bipartisan Hate Crimes Bill’

ATLANTA (June 23, 2020) | Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan said the legislation passed by the Senate today delivers on his promise of a strong, meaningful and bipartisan hate crimes bill. HB 426 passed by an overwhelming margin of 47-6.

Statement from Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan on Hate Crimes Legislation

ATLANTA (May 29, 2020) | Today Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan released the following statement on the proposed Hate Crimes legislation: