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Monday, November 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Receives 2018 ACCG Legislative Service Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) recently received a 2018 Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Legislative Service Award.


Monday, June 25, 2018 12:00 AM

Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the Georgia Joint Defense Commission

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced his appointees to the Georgia Joint Defense Commission.


Friday, May 18, 2018 12:00 AM

Rep. Blackmon Champions Military-Friendly Bill Signed by Gov. Deal

ATLANTA – Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 749 during a bill signing ceremony on Monday, May 7, 2018. State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) sponsored HB 749 during the 2018 legislative session, and HB 749 specifies how military retirement income is excluded from Georgia income tax.


Friday, July 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Reps. Blackmon and Clark and Sens. Harper and Walker Announce Changes to POST Certification requirements for Military Personnel

ATLANTA – State Representatives Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) and Heath Clark (R-Warner Robins), along with State Senators Tyler Harper (R-Ocilla) and Larry Walker (R-Perry), today announced that the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Council in coordination with the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) will provide an expedited process for military personnel seeking employment as peace officers or criminal justice professionals in Georgia.


Friday, June 2, 2017 12:00 AM

Speaker Ralston Announces Members of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the members of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving:


Friday, May 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Governor Signs Legislation Sponsored by Rep. Blackmon

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) today announced that House Bill 340, House Bill 470 and Senate Bill 104 were signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on Monday, May 8, 2017. These measures will amend Georgia motor vehicle tax law, establish a grant fund to assist military communities and update Georgia’s invasion of privacy law.



Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Rep. Blackmon’s Bill Updating Georgia’s Invasion of Privacy Law Passes House

ATLANTA – The Georgia House of Representatives today overwhelmingly passed House Bill 9 by a vote of 156-1. Authored by State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire), the bill would change Georgia’s invasion of privacy laws to make filming under or through a person’s clothing a felony in Georgia.


Sunday, February 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Receives 2017 ACCG Legislative Service Award

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) recently received a 2017 Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Legislative Service Award. ACCG, Georgia’s county association, recognized Rep. Blackmon for his work on House Bill 340 during the 2017 legislative session.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Appointed to Deputy Whip Team for the 2017-2018 Legislative Term

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) was recently appointed to serve as a member of the House Majority Caucus Deputy Whip team. Rep. Blackmon was appointed to serve on the Whip Team by House Majority Whip Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville), and his appointment is for a two-year term concurrent with his service as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives.


Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Selected for 2016 Emerging Leaders Program

ATLANTA — State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) was selected for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation 2016 Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Virginia in partnership with the Darden School of Business. Rep. Blackmon was chosen from more than 200 applicants as one of 50 legislators from 47 states who attended the annual leadership program that was held July 11-14, 2016.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Comments on First Meeting of House Military Affairs Study Committee

ATLANTA — State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) today commented on the first meeting of the House Military Affairs Study Committee. Rep. Blackmon served as the local site Chair of the study committee’s first meeting, which was held at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, and featured a keynote address from Senator Saxby Chambliss.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Blackmon Champions Military-Friendly Bill Signed by Gov. Deal

ATLANTA – Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 749 during a bill signing ceremony on Monday, May 7, 2018. State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) sponsored HB 749 during the 2018 legislative session, and HB 749 specifies how military retirement income is excluded from Georgia income tax.


Friday, May 6, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon’s Self-Insured Healthcare Legislation Signed by Gov. Deal

ATLANTA — State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) today announced that House Bill 866 was signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal and became effective on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Sponsored by Rep. Blackmon, HB 866 will exempt multiple employer self-insured health plans from premium taxes in Georgia.


Friday, April 29, 2016 11:37 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Appointed to House Study Committee on Base Realignment and Closure

ATLANTA – House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) recently appointed State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) to the House Study Committee on Base Realignment and Closure.


Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Applauds Georgia DNR for Funding Local Recreation Trail

ATLANTA –State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire) today announced that the Big Indian Creek Waterway Trail in Houston County will receive $100,000 in grant funding from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources through the Federal Recreational Trails Program.


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 12:00 AM

Rep. Shaw Blackmon Hosts Gen. Lee K. Levy at Georgia State Capitol

ATLANTA – State Representative Shaw Blackmon (R-Bonaire), along with Representatives Heath Clark (R-Warner Robins), Robert Dickey (R-Musella), Bubber Epps (R-Dry Branch) and Buddy Harden (R-Cordele), recently led the Georgia House of Representatives in recognizing Lieutenant General Lee K. Levy II, Commander of the United States Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma, at the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.


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