cloudy
Monday February 8th, 2016 4:25PM

Senate Dems elect leadership team for 2013-14 term

By Staff
ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate Democratic Caucus Monday elected its leadership team for the 2013 - 2014 term.

Re-elected to serve as leader of Senate Democrats was Steve Henson. Sen. Vincent Fort was re-elected as Caucus Whip. Sen. Horacena Tate was elected to serve as Caucus Chairwoman, becoming the first woman to serve as as caucus chairperson in the Senate.

Full Senate Democratic Caucus Leadership Team for 2013 - 2014:

Steve Henson - Leader
Vincent Fort - Whip
Horacena Tate - Chair
Valencia Seay - Vice Chair
Gloria Butler - Vice Chair: Campaigns and Fundraising
Nan Orrock - Secretary

"Our caucus team is comprised of experienced leaders who will work to improve the standing of Democrats in Georgia," Henson said. "We are committed to building a strong and prosperous economy, creating jobs that pay well, improving education and creating an open and transparent government. Each of us was elected by our constituents to represent them in state government. As a team, we are working hard to improve the lives of Georgians across the state."
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Couch names administrative team
Ahead of his scheduled swearing in Friday, Hall County Sheriff-elect Gerald Couch named his top administrative team Monday.
6:28PM ( 3 years ago )
Tech beats Southern California in Sun Bowl
Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Georgia Tech beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday in the Sun Bowl.
5:54PM ( 3 years ago )
Hall Co. officials launch health-based initiative for employees
Hall County officials believe healthy county employees will be of greater service to the county. With that in mind, they have created a health-based fitness initiative to provide free fitness training for county workers.
5:46PM ( 3 years ago )
Local/State News
Ga. ethics legislation could end free tickets
General Assembly approval next year of a proposed ethics reform measure could endanger an important fall tradition for Georgia lawmakers - free football tickets.
6:26PM ( 3 years ago )
Abortion restrictions, tax changes loom in Ga.
Tax breaks for manufacturers and higher unemployment taxes for employers take effect with the new year in Georgia, but it remains to be seen whether the state's newest abortion restrictions will be enforced.
6:23PM ( 3 years ago )
Budget battle sends mixed signals on health care
Confused about the federal budget struggle? So are doctors, hospital administrators and other medical professionals who serve the 100 million Americans covered by Medicare and Medicaid.
6:20PM ( 3 years ago )
Politics
Former Clarkesville councilwoman announces bid for open seat
Former Clarkesville City Councilwoman Tina Courson Evans has announced she will qualify for the seat vacated when Barrie Aycock resigned to qualify for mayor.
4:25PM ( 17 seconds ago )
During a live broadcast, Chipotle executives stressed to workers that they need to stay home if they're feeling sick
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food...
3:56PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Authorities in Toccoa investigating gunshot death
Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell on Monday afternoon released details of a shooting death in the city early Sunday.
3:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Assault suspects subject of manhunt, one in custody
​A woman was behind bars Monday afternoon, a man remained on the run after authorities spent about a hour searching for him in connection with an assault on the woman's mother in Hall County earlier Monday.
2:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Student charged in Franklin County High School threats
Officials are continuing their investigation into a threatened shooting at Franklin County High School in Carnesville.
2:18PM ( 2 hours ago )