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BISHOP VOTES TO PROTECT JOBS, CONSUMERS

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Tweet   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Friday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) voted in favor of H.R. 3409, the “Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act” in order to keep energy prices affordable, to streamline the federal regulatory process, and to prevent regulatory initiatives that unnecessarily impede economic growth.

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USDA Grants Awarded to Promote New Economic Opportunity for Farmers and Ranchers through Local and Regional Projects

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Tweet CLEVELAND – Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan today announced over $9 million in grants to organizations across 39 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to initiatives that bolster the connection between agricultural producers and their consumers while improving access to healthy food and strengthening local economies. Merrigan made the Farmers Market Promotion [...]

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In the kitchen with Elaine: Easy Peach Cobbler

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Tweet  This time of year is when the Alberta peaches are at their peak!! If you don’t know Alberta peaches, you have never had the best peach ever. It is so sweet and juicy. It’s what you call a free stone peach, meaning that the seed or stone of the peach easily comes away from [...]

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Isakson Named “Taxpayer Hero” by Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

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Tweet WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today was honored as a “Taxpayer Hero” by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste for his voting record for 2011. The award is given to members of Congress who demonstrate a commitment to increasing transparency, minimizing waste, permanently eliminating earmarks, and reducing the ever-growing national debt.

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Joint Revival

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Tweet It’s been done before but it’s still needed!   This week’s joint revival services between Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and First Presbyterian Church of Albany are an effort to promote much-needed racial and religious harmony.

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ASU Early Learning Center Earns National NAEYC Accreditation

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From left: ASU Title III Program Director Connie Leggett, Pre-K Consultant Amy Browder, Pre-K Consultant Adrienne Hamlin, Director of Georgia's Pre-K Monica Warren and ASU Early Learning Center Director Jeanette Lucas

Tweet   Program among the top in the nation by earning accreditation   The Albany State University Early Learning Center located in Albany, Ga. has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. The center  hosted an NAEYC Accreditation breakfast on [...]

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