Sen.Bruce Thompson Earns 100% Voting Record on Small Business Issues
Sen. Bruce Thompson was recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) for his pro-business voting record during the 2013-14 legislative sessions. NFIB awarded Sen. Thompson with a 100% rating due to his strong support of small business issues. NFIB is Georgia’s leading small-business association with over 7,500 dues-paying members representing a cross section of the state’s economy.
“As a business owner, I came to the Capitol with a mission to represent small business,” said Sen. Thompson. “Receiving such an honor only strengthens my resolve to be a voice for small businesses in my district and in Georgia.”
“Sen. Thompson clearly understands what small business means to Georgia’s economy,” said Kyle Jackson, State Director, NFIB Georgia. (more…)
Congressman Westmoreland issued a statement on the release of the video showing the beheading of American journalist, James Foley, by the terrorist group ISIS:
“We need to be taking these threats from ISIS very seriously,” stated Westmoreland. “The execution of James Foley is tragic and incredibly concerning to the other innocent American journalists who are being held captive. (more…)