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State to boost local sports events

...require a commitment of millions of dollars."Clearly, you've got to bid for these events," said Committee Chairman Ron Stephens.Often bids include providing a certain number of hotel rooms for officials and competitors as well as cash contributions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-04/state-boost-local-sports
Ga. boat titles may come with new option

...according to the sponsor of legislation to allow them the option of a title like those for cars and homes.Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, is the sponsor of House Bill 356 and an avid boater. When asked Friday about the reason for the measure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/ga-boat-titles-may-come-
Bill to create titles for boat ownership in Georgia

...taxes if Georgia sets up a system all10:26owing the option of having titles like those for cars and homes.Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savan nah, is the sponsor of House Bill 356 and an avid boater. Asked on Friday about the reason for the measure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/bill-create-titles-boat-owner
Georgia's Gov. Deal calls for reforms to schools, probation, child welfare

...he said.That proposal received a mixed reaction from lawmakers, like Sen. Lester Jackson, a Democrat, and Rep. Ron Stephens, a Republican, both from Savannah."I'm on guard against a big-government takeover of local schools," Jackson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/georgias-gov-deal-calls-
Debate on how to create Georgia jobs

...Georgia isn't abandoning traditional incentives, but it is getting smarter about them, according to state Rep. Ron Stephens, chairman of the House Economic Development and Tourism Committee.Stephens, a Savannah Republican, has sponsored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-02/debate-how-create-georgia-
Georgia lawmakers have 3 days left

...that dozens of conference committees issue their reports can be hard to keep up with."That's scary," said Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. "On the last day when all these conference reports are flying on our desks, we pass some unstudied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-23/georgia-lawmakers-have-3
Georgia legislation that didn't make it this year

...else's bill.That's what Rep. Craig Gordon, D-Savannah, is hoping will happen to HB 1074 authored with Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. It would extend a clean-energy tax credit due to expire in July."We're hoping right now to find...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-06/ga-bills-didnt-make-it
Georgia businesses don't get all they want from legislators

...years.That could draw some large projects to Georgia, according to House Economic Development & Tourism Chairman Ron Stephens, R-Savannah. He sponsored the original law."We've never had an economic-development package that was workable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-23/georgia-businesses-dont-ge
Ga. lawmakers pushes bills to help vets

...Two veterans' bills didn't pass the Legislature's internal deadline Thursday.One is House Bill 453 by Rep. Ron Stephens, R-Savannah, which would have exempted military-retirement pay from the state income tax. The bill stalled in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-09/ga-lawmakers-pushes-bill
Georgia lawmakers expenses detailed

ATLANTA -- When it comes to politics, Regina Quick and Ron Stephens are on the same end of the spectrum, but when it comes to claiming expenses from taxpayers, they part ways.Both are Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-06-10/georgia-lawmakers-expens