Lt. Governor Duncan to Address Statewide Criminal Data Reporting Failures

ATLANTA (January 27, 2022) | Continuing the conversation on keeping Georgia communities safe through enhanced public safety initiatives, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan today announced plans to tackle consequential gaps in the state’s criminal record database. The “Criminal Record Responsibility Act,” will be sponsored by Sen. Bo Hatchett (R – Cornelia).

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Announces Priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session

ATLANTA (January 6, 2022) | Yesterday, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan unveiled his agenda for the 2022 Legislative Session. Focused on expanding public safety resource avenues, addressing the shortage of mental health resources, improving Georgia’s foster care system and passing key budget items, Lt. Governor Duncan announced the following initiatives that he will prioritize during this year’s Session:

 

Lt. Governor Duncan's Statement on the Passing of Sen. Johnny Isakson

ATLANTA (December 19, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan issued the following statement on the passing of Sen. Johnny Isakson. 

Lt. Governor Duncan's Statement on Verdicts Announced in Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial

ATLANTA (November 24, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan issued the following statement on the verdicts announced in the Ahmaud Arbery murder trial. 

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Appointments to the Senate Study Committee on Nonpartisan Elections for Local School Board Members

ATLANTA (November 18, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan appointed members to the Senate Study Committee on Nonpartisan Elections for Local School Board Members. Sen. Clint Dixon (R – Gwinnett) will chair the committee which will be tasked with further examining the impact of partisan school board elections on district performance.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Senate Majority Caucus Release Draft of Georgia Senate Map

ATLANTA (November 2, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, Senator John F. Kennedy, Chairman of the Senate Redistricting and Reapportionment Committee, and members of the Senate Majority Caucus released a proposed draft of Georgia’s Senate Districts. After hearing extensive public comment through regional redistricting hearings and the Georgia General Assembly’s first ever online public comment portal, members carefully drafted the proposed districts for the Georgia Senate.

 

Lt. Governor Duncan Recognizes Significance of College and Career Academies at 14th Annual Business & Education Summit

ATLANTA (October 6, 2021) | Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan hosted College and Career Academies from across the state yesterday at the Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange, Georgia for the 14th Annual Business & Education Summit. Joined by community leaders, educators and students, Duncan organized a series of panels highlighting the essential role workforce development plays in “advancing innovation,” which served as the meeting's official theme. 

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Chairman John F. Kennedy Release Senate Draft of Georgia Congressional Map

ATLANTA (September 27, 2021) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Senator John F. Kennedy, Chairman of the Senate Redistricting and Reapportionment Committee, released a proposed draft of the Georgia Congressional Districts. The proposed maps, thoughtfully drawn in accordance with longstanding principles of redistricting, are being provided to the public for further review and discussion.

Lt. Governor Duncan Announces Emma Johnson as Director of Communications

ATLANTA (September 20, 2021) | Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan today announced that Emma Johnson has been selected to serve as his office’s Director of Communications.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan’s Statement on Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

ATLANTA (September 10, 2021) | Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan released the following statement on President Biden’s recent mandate: