Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, pictured in this January, 2017 file photo at the state Capitol, wants to create a council of lawmakers who will come up with “creative” ideas to empower rural communities to beat problems like slow economic growth, lack of health care and other issues.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, pictured in this January, 2017 file photo at the state Capitol, wants to create a council of lawmakers who will come up with “creative” ideas to empower rural communities to beat problems like slow economic growth, lack of health care and other issues. Maggie Lee mlee@macon.com
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, pictured in this January, 2017 file photo at the state Capitol, wants to create a council of lawmakers who will come up with “creative” ideas to empower rural communities to beat problems like slow economic growth, lack of health care and other issues. Maggie Lee mlee@macon.com

Top-ranking Georgia House leader seeks ‘creative’ approach to rural issues

March 07, 2017 05:38 PM

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