Friday, March 8, 2013
The passage of House Bill 372 lowers the required GPA to receive the HOPE Grant from 3.0 to 2.0 for students at technical colleges.
Representative Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna) says she is pleased with the passage of House Bill 372, which lowers the required GPA for students at technical colleges from 3.0 to 2.0 to receive the HOPE Grant. Gov. Nathan Deal announced a proposal in February to lower the required GPA of the HOPE Grant to its original level—2.0. The proposed change is aimed at strengthening Georgia’s workforce development efforts by expanding access to the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical college system. The provision is applied to The Restore and Build HOPE Act (HB 54), originally sponsored by District 163 Representative Craig Gordon and Rep. Evans. House Democrats are pleased with the bi-partisan support for this legislation, according to a …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Georgia District 42 House Representative will be focusing on education related issues at tonight's town hall meeting in Smyrna.
Tuesday, January 29
Representative Stacey Evans of House District 42 will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the Smyrna City Hall located at 200 Village Green Circle. Evans will provide an update on the 2013 Legislative Session, focusing on issues concerning education. Evans (D-Smyrna) was re-elected to the State House last November and represents parts of Smyrna, Marietta and Vinings. In 2012, she was among the 40 outstanding UGA graduates from over 400 nominations selected by the University of Georgia Alumni Association as members of the Class of 2012 40 Under 40 Class. For more information, visit www.gahousedems.com.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
State Sen. Doug Stoner and state Rep. Stacey Evans, both Smyrna Democrats, spoke at the Cobb Democrats’ monthly breakfast on Saturday.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Challenges to the Transportation Investment Act are expected.