Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Members of the Senate Retirement Security for Georgians Study Committee

ATLANTA (July 9, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointments of the Senate Retirement Security for Georgians Study Committee.

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Appointments to Five Senate Study Committees

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).

On Day of MLB All Star Game, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to Host Baseball Game with Community Leader C.J. Stewart of L.E.A.D.

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.

Partnership for Inclusive Innovation Awards Grant to First-of-its-Kind, Statewide Farm Ownership Program

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.

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Appointments to Medical Cannabis Commission Oversight Committee

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. 

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan to Recognize College and Career Academy Awardees

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.

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Director of Policy Change

ATLANTA (April 5, 2021) | Today, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan announced the departure of his Director of Policy, Mike Dudgeon, and the appointment of his successor, Macy McFall.

Lt. Governor Duncan Praises Final Passage of Tuition Waiver for Foster and Adopted Students

ATLANTA (March 31, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan expressed his strong support for the final passage of Senate Bill 107, sponsored by Sen. Brian Strickland (R – McDonough), which provides for the waiver of tuition and fees for qualifying foster and adopted students at colleges within the Technical College System of Georgia (“TCSG”).

Lt. Governor Duncan Applauds Commissioning of 200-Megawatt Solar Portfolio in South Georgia by Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch

ATLANTA (March 18, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan expressed his support for the completion of a 200-megawatt (MWAC) solar portfolio by Green Power EMC and Silicon Ranch, which includes three utility-scale projects in southern Georgia.

Lt. Governor Duncan Praises Senate’s Passage of Special Needs Scholarship Bill

ATLANTA (March 3, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan expressed his strong support for the passage of Senate Bill 47, sponsored by Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega), which expands access to education and learning opportunities for students with special needs through the expansion of Georgia’s Special Needs Scholarship program.