David Cook has been sworn in as the next secretary of the Georgia Senate. Cook took the oath of office Tuesday during a ceremony at the Capitol. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle administered the oath and praised Cook's character and dedication to the Senate.
Gov. Nathan Deal has nominated Clyde Reese to serve as commissioner of the Department of Community Health. Deal announced the nomination Thursday, which is subject to approval by the department's board. Reese is currently commissioner of the Department of Human Services.