May 2022

Candidate Interviews for Republican and Democratic Primary in Georgia State Senate District 25

May 18, 2022
Map of the 25th Georgia Senate District. The 25th District includes Baldwin, Butts, Jasper, Jones and Putnam counties and portions of Bibb and Henry counties.

Hear candidates for the Republican and Democratic nominations in the 25th State Senatorial District talk about their issues and platforms in their own words.

The Republican Primary for GA Senate District 25 includes four candidates:

Rick Jeffares

Rick Jeffares represented portions of Henry, Newton and Rockdale counties in the Georgia State Senate between 2011 and 2017. He is the owner of J and T Environmental Services and lives in Jackson.


Daniela Sullivan Marzahl

Milledgeville Native Confirmed to Fed Board

May 18, 2022
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Milledgeville native, Lisa D. Cook is making history.

The United States Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s nomination of Lisa DeNell Cook to the Federal Reserve Board.

Cook is the first Black woman to serve on the body that oversees U.S. monetary policy and the nation’s 12 federal reserve banks.

Vice President Kamala Harris cast the deciding vote to break a 50-50 party-line tie in the Senate.

Cook is a professor of economics and international relations at Michigan State University.