ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed John Breakfield, a Gainesville attorney, to the State Properties Commission (SPC).<br />
Breakfield, who lives in Flowery Branch, is the managing partner of Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys.<br />
The commission is responsible for the acquisition and disposition of all State owned real property and all real property interests. Additionally, SPC provides leasing assistance to State entities in the location of State owned or commercially owned space.
Georgia Republicans on Saturday backed passage of a state law preventing government infringement on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used as a shield for discriminating against gay or transgender people.