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09 December 2009

Tommie Williams Named Legislator Of The Year By Consumer Rights Group

Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams (R - Lyons) was named Legislator of the Year by consumer rights organization Georgia Watch for "battling the interests of big business and speaking up for the average Georgian."

"Sen. Williams worked closely with Georgia Watch to assure pro-consumer provisions were implemented into Senate Bill 31, the financing plan from Georgia Power that will raise monthly power bills for residential customers to expand Plant Vogtle, a nuclear power plant near Augusta," a press release from the organization read [Georgia Watch (2009-12-8). Sen. Tommie Williams is Legislator of the Year!. Press Release. Retrieved on 2009-12-9.].

Founded in 2002, Georgia Watch is the state’s leading consumer group advocating for Georgia’s citizens and families and working to give families a voice in critical public debates.