Shaw Blackmon serves Houston County, Georgia with simple, smart and effective leadership.
He is a fiscally conservative Republican who understands the need to protect our freedoms, grow our small businesses, and support our military community. As Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, he is uniquely positioned to influence all taxation, tariffs, and other revenue-raising measures in the state. In this role he is also serves as a chief budget writers. Shaw is committed to the ideals of limited government, family values and personal responsibility and is working tirelessly to build a better future for all Georgians.
The Georgia House of Representatives convened this week for four days and made
significant progress as we passed 34 bills and resolutions by the end of the week to send to our
Senate counterparts. By Tuesday, we reached Legislative Day 20, which means we are now more
than halfway through our 40-day session. With “Crossover Day” looming on Legislative Day 28,
we are focused on perfecting legislation for consideration and advancing notable measures on the
This week, the House reconvened at the State Capitol to focus on election security, prosecutorial oversight and our court system.
The House of Representatives remains hard at work on behalf of Georgia families as we recently closed out our fourth week of the 2024 legislative session. In addition to committee work and floor votes, we honored Members of Georgia’s National Guard on the floor of the House Chamber, recognizing their heroism and service while naming January 25 as National Guard Day at the State Capitol.
The House of Representatives has gotten off to a busy and productive start since convening January 8 for the 2024 legislative session.