Happy Mother’s Day

Tom and Wendi Taylor are residents of Dunwoody, Georgia

Wendi and I wish a Happy Mothers Day to all District 79 moms. We are pleased to celebrate all mothers from all walks of life. Reposted from “The Time Warp Wife” blog. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who…

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Taylor Speaks: HR 4 (previously HR-486) – Independent School System Constitutional Amendment

HR-4 (2015- 2016 session) was previously introduced as  HR-486 (2013-2014 session), is a constitutional amendment that would essentially repeal a ban on any establishment of additional independent school districts.  This ban was put in place by a constitutional amendment enacted in 1945. Currently Georgia has 180 public school systems, 159…

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Taylor’s Position : HB 859 – Campus Carry

Tom Taylor evaluated and voted on hundreds of bills during the 2015-2016 session of the Georgia General Assembly

Note:  Governor Deal vetoed this legislation on May 3, 2016. Tom’s position: NO HB 859 allows a Georgia firearms license holder to keep their weapon on their person while in or on any building or real property owned by or leased to any technical school, vocational school, college, university, or…

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Taylor Votes: HB 757 – The Free Exercise Protection Act

Tom’s vote: NO HB 757, also known as RFRA (Religious Freedom Restoration Act, is described in a summary as a comprehensive measure that strikes a balance between protecting the religious liberties of clergy, churches, and faith-based organizations (FBOs), while welcoming all to Georgia without fear of discrimination. This legislation incorporates…

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Taylor Votes: HB 751 – The Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Tom’s vote: YES The FY 2016 Budget is set by a revenue estimate of $23.7 billion. While, in nominal terms, this budget is the largest ever proposed, in reality, FY 2017 per capita spending under this budget – when adjusted for inflation and population growth – is on par with…

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