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GPHA Names Sen. Renee Unterman Legislator of the Year

Sen. Renee Unterman (R-Buford) has been recognized as the 2016 Legislator of the Year by the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) in recognition of her numerous contributions to the profession and to the health of all Georgians. The award presentation was made in front of more than 500 GPHA members at the association’s annual Spring meeting in Atlanta.

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Student Poster Sessions for APHA 2017 Meeting

Are you a student looking to present your work at the annual APHA conference in November? There will be two student poster sessions for the upcoming APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta, GA. The deadline for submitting poster abstracts is April 30, 2017.

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Crunch Time for the GA General Assembly

As the end of the legislative session nears, we have an update on bills that are still making their way through the legislative process in Georgia’s General Assembly. The report also includes an update on the race to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the 6th Congressional
District.

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Senate Passes FY 2018 Budget

The big news from this week at the legislature was passage of the Senate version of the FY 18 budget. Unsurprisingly, the Senate did not agree with the House on every line item and a conference committee has been created to negotiate the differences.

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Legislative Report for March 10

The General Assembly has worked through 31 Legislative Days, leaving only nine to go. Our legislative report includes updates on public health bills still in contention, as well as a list of those which are no longer being considered.

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