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ATLANTA (July 22, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his intention to work with the General Assembly to create a $250 million state tax credit directly targeted at lowering crime statewide. Partnering with key Senate members, the Law Enforcement Strategic Support “LESS Crime” Act will be the cornerstone of the Lt. Governor’s 2022 legislative agenda.
ATLANTA (July 21, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced appointments to the Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improvements.
ATLANTA (July 15, 2021) | Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan today announced Macy McFall will serve as the new chief of staff for the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. McFall will be the first female to serve as chief of staff to a Lieutenant Governor in Georgia, and she follows John Porter, who has served as chief of staff to Duncan since 2019. Porter will remain in an advisory role to the office. McFall will begin in her new role August 1, 2021.
ATLANTA (July 9, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointments of the Georgia Commission on E-Commerce and Freight Infrastructure Funding.
ATLANTA (July 9, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointments of the Senate Retirement Security for Georgians Study Committee.
ATLANTA (July 1, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the members of five Senate Study Committees: SR 281 (Senate Study Committee on Violence against Health Workers), SR 283 (Senate Study Committee on Improving Access to Healthy Foods and Ending Food Deserts), SR 192 (Senate Study Committee on Age of Mandatory Education), SR 151 (Senate Study Committee on Sickle Cell Anemia), and SR 203 (Senate Study Committee on Outdoor Learning).
ATLANTA (June 28, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and long-time friend C.J. Stewart, co-founder of L.E.A.D., Inc. and L.E.A.D. Center for Youth, announced they will co-host the inaugural Breaking Barriers Classic on July 13 at South Forsyth High School.
ATLANTA, May 17, 2021 – Today, the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (Partnership) announced a $250,000 grant for The Conservation Fund’s Georgia Working Farms Fund program (Farms Fund) – the first and only program in the U.S. to offer end-to-end support for next-generation farmers, including a path to farm ownership and access to established markets to sell their products.
The grant provides funding that allows the Farms Fund to continue operations in Georgia for the next two years. This will create affordable farm ownership opportunities for farmers who otherwise would not have the means to purchase land at full-market price, while helping to build a healthier, more equitable and resilient food system starting in metro Atlanta.
ATLANTA (May 5, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of Senator Matt Brass (R - Newnan) and Senator Freddie Powell Sims (D- Dawson) to the Medical Cannabis Commission Oversight Committee.
ATLANTA (April 12, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced he will celebrate College and Career Academies across Georgia by hosting an awards ceremony at the State Capitol on April 22. Surrounded by educators, students and business leaders, Duncan will congratulate the award winners and recognize the significant impact of College and Career Academies throughout Georgia.