In other college football news, UGA quarterback Aaron Murray has announced that he will be back with the Bulldogs next year. He will not leave early to enter the NFL draft. Next year will be Murray’s senior season.
The 2013 session of the Georgia General Assembly gets underway on Monday, January 14th – just 10 days from today.
In other news from the 113th Congress, US Senator Johnny Isakson has been named to the US Senate Committee on Finance, which will play a key role in the upcoming critical debate on cutting spending and reducing our nation’s debt. According to a release from Senator Isakson’s office, the Finance Committee also oversees trade policy, Social Security and health programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), as well as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF).
In your college football bowl game update, the Oregon Ducks topped Kansas State 35-17 last night in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.
And hockey fans everywhere are rejoicing with the news that NHL hockey will soon return. The dispute between the NHL and its players has been settled, it was announced early yesterday morning. The start date of the season has yet to be announced.
US Representative Tom Graves has been sworn in to the 113th United States Congress as the representative for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Graves issued the following statement after he was sworn in:
Girl Scout cookies go on sale today! If you want to purchase Thin Mints, Samoas, Tagalongs, Trefoils, Do-Si-Dos and Savannah Smiles, you’ll have to find a Girl Scout. Booth sales begin on February 11th. Cookies are $3.50 a box. For more information, visit www.gsgatl.org.
A busy weekend is ahead of the Atlanta Hawks. They’ll close out a three game road trip with a stop in Detroit, Michigan tonight to take on the Pistons. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm. Then, the Hawks will return to their home court at the Philips Arena to host Boston Celtics tomorrow night at 7 pm. Both games will be televised on Sport South.