CALL TO ACTION Georgia citizens asked to contact Representatives to support college wrestling resolution

By Susan Knox | Feb. 15, 2007, 6:53 p.m. (ET)
Attn: Georgia Wrestling Community
From: Georgia Intercollegiate Wrestling Association
Re: Encourage your Representatives to support college wrestling resolution!!!

Rep. James Mills introduced a House Resolution from the well of the floor this afternoon as follows" A Resolution urging the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and its member institutions to establish programs for intercollegiate wrestling; and for other purposes."

Rep. Mills left it open for signatures from the floor and within the hour it had 21 co-signers:

James Mills of the 25th
Bill Hembree of the 67th
Carl Rogers of the 26th
Mike Glanton of the 76th
Steve Davis of the 109th
Bob Smith of the 113th
Doug Collins of the 27th
Mike Coan of the 101st
Clay Cox of the 102nd
Matt Dollar of the 45th
Steve Davis of the 109th
Calvin Hill of the 21st
Bob Lane of the 158th
Brooks Coleman of the 97th
John Meadows of the 5th
Ellis Black of the 174th
Gene Maddox of the 172nd
Bobby Reese of the 98th
Earl Carter of the 159th
Charles Jenkins of the 8th
Mike Chokas of the 134th
Quincy Murphy of the 120th
Judy Manning of the 32nd

Please encourage your local Representative to vote in favor of this Resolution when it comes before the full house, possibly as early as this week. If one of these co-signers is your Representative, please let them know how much we appreciate their endorsement of this Resolution.

If your Representative is not on this list, please forward the presentation materials that are attached to help educate them on this issue, so they will be fully informed when a vote is called.

Click here to read "The Case for Reinstating Intercollegiate Wrestling in Georgia

Click here to read a presentation from the Georgia Intercollegiate Wrestling Association concerning wrestling in Georgia