Deal names House floor leaders, director of public defenders

ATLANTA — Gov.-elect Nathan Deal today announced his choice of three representatives who will serve as floor leaders in the state House.

Rep. Amy Carter, R-Valdosta; Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville; and Rep. Hank Huckaby, R-Watkinsville, will assume their new roles after Gov.-elect Deal takes office Jan. 10. They will serve as liaisons between the governor and the state House.

Deal has also appointed Travis Sakrison as director of the Georgia Public Defenders Standards Council.

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