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Sen. Sonya Halpern Appointed to Serve on Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improve

ATLANTA (Aug. 4, 2021) | Sen. Sonya Halpern (D – Atlanta) has been appointed to serve on the Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improvements.

"Not many people know that Georgia has over 100 public airports, all of which are impacted by decisions we make at the legislature,” said Sen. Halpern. “These airports serve as critical economic drivers for regions all over the state and we have a responsibility to ensure they are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible. I look forward to working with my fellow study committee members to determine the best path forward for Georgia's air infrastructure industry."

The Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improvements was created pursuant to Senate Resolution 84. Sen. Halpern joins Chair Sen. Frank Ginns, Commissioner Russell McMurray Dept. of Transportation, Commissioner Pat Wilson Dept. of Economic Development, President Chris Clark GA Chamber, President Robert Burr Georgia Airports Association, CEO Ken Warnock Swainsboro/Emanuel County Chamber, Airport Manager Hope Macaulso Atlanta Regional Airport Falcon Field, additional members of both the Georgia House and Senate, along with other state officials and industry experts.

The full text of Senate Resolution 84 can be found here:

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Sen. Sonya Halpern represents the 39​th ​Senate District which is in Fulton County and includes many wonderful neighborhoods in Atlanta, City of South Fulton, College Park, East Point and Union City. She may be reached at (404) 463-1351 or via email at

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