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Deal floor leaders include Gwinnett, Habersham men; Gainesville's Miller formally elected to key Senate post

By Ken Stanford Reporter

Two members of the Georgia General Assembly from Gwinnett County and one from Habersham County have been named floor leaders for Gov. Nathan Deal - and Hall County's Butch Miller has been formally elected to the number two position in the state Senate.

Deal announced Friday that Reps. Chuck Efstration (R-Dacula, Gwinnett), Trey Rhodes (R-Greensboro) and Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville, Habersham) will continue to serve on the House floor leader team, while Senator-elect Brian Strickland will join Senators P. K. Martin IV (R-Lawrenceville, Gwinnett) and Larry Walker III (R-Kathleen) to carry the governor's bills in the Senate.

Meanwhile, as the 2018 session of the legislature convened last week, Sen. Butch Miller of Gainesville was officially installed as Senate President Pro-Tem, the second-highest ranking office in the chamber.  His selection for that post had been announced last month.

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