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STATE of DISTRICT 1 - Since November 2018 we have accomplished an incredible amount for our district. More progress has been made in this time for the people of Dade and Walker Counties than any other point in time since 2010. 

As your Representative, I will continue to bring a fast pace, level head and strong voice to every single issue brought forward, even those difficult to discuss.

It has been a great privilege meeting each of my fellow legislators who represent all 10.43 million Georgian citizens, even those across the aisle. Today, my team and I reaffirm our promise to each of you and my colleagues to represent the District with open minds, open hearts and a strong voice. Over the next six months, we will continue making District 1 Georgia's best district without regard to the status quo representation our people have had for so very long.

Rep. Colton Moore


Friday, February 8, 2019 4:00 PM

Rep. Moore Addresses Georgia Supplemental Budget on House Floor


Rep. Colton Moore takes the House floor to address Georgia's supplemental budget for the 2019 fiscal year. Rep. Moore was 1 of 2 representatives to vote "no" on the supplemental budget. Watch above to find out why District 1 believes in the State saving a portion of the excess tax revenues that creates the entire supplemental budget. 

Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:00 AM

HB2: Constitutional Carry has Rep. Moore's Full Support

The same day Governor Brian Kemp gave is State of the State of Georgia speech, Rep. Moore encouraged other House members to sign on and support House Bill 2 for Constitutional Carry.

Monday, February 4, 2019 8:19 PM

Dade County school board votes to amend elderly tax exemption

The proposal now goes to the desks of state Rep. Colton Moore, R-Trenton, and state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga. To put the item on a referendum, the lawmakers have to pass a local act through the Legislature.

Harris said school board members previously asked former state Rep. John Deffenbaugh, R-Lookout Mountain, to carry a similar local act, but he rebuffed them. She does not remember exactly when that happened but said the meeting took place after she joined the district in April 2016.
"He was not in favor of taking it forward," she said. "That's what stopped the process."

Mullis said he supported the school board's request. Moore, meanwhile, called for a change to the current exemption when he campaigned against Deffenbaugh last year. He said the law allows rich people who retire on Lookout Mountain to avoid paying for local education. (His April 9 letter to the website Dade Planet was headlined, "Keep the Carpetbagging Yankees From Exploiting Our School System!")

Moore met with Board of Education members Carolyn Bradford and Jennifer Hartline on Thursday to discuss the resolution. He said they told him they would cut the overall millage rate if the referendum passes, lowering most residents' taxes as they add more people on the rolls. Read more from the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Friday, January 25, 2019 12:00 PM

Dade County, Trenton commissioners approve water authority changes

The Dade County and Trenton City commissions unanimously voted to change the structure of the local water and sewer authority Thursday night, county clerk Don Townsend said.

The proposed change will remove County Executive Ted Rumley from the authority board. Rumley, who runs the day-to-day operations of the county, now serves as the board's chairman, calling meetings and breaking ties among the board's other four members.

The proposal will go to state Rep. Colton Moore, R-Trenton, and state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga. They will need to push the proposal through a local act in the General Assembly to put it into effect. Read more at the Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 11:38 PM

Understanding the power of the 'MAGA ' hat: PART 1

It's often perceived as a negative symbol. From President Donald Trump to Kanye West to Colton Moore, learn what the 'Make America Great Again' hat means and why it stirs up so many emotions. Natisha Lance demystifies it all on part 1 of this 11Alive segment.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 6:06 AM

Georgia's governor's race too close to call

Voters in 51 local counties hit the polls to cast their votes… Kemp supporters and campaign staff gather in Athens, GA to celebrate Brian Kemp victory via WSBTV.

Monday, November 5, 2018 8:48 PM

@briankempga: Big Trucks for Kemp Coalition is Working Hard

Monday, November 5, 2018 7:37 PM

State Representative Colton Moore for working to Get Out The Vote in Northwest Georgia with his Big Trucks for Kemp dump truck!

Monday, November 5, 2018 7:04 PM

Rep.-Elect Colton Moore Driving Kemp Truck Across Northwest Georgia; Creates Election Day Playlist

After working with Brian Kemp over the last six months, State Rep-Elect Colton Moore said he was asked to take the District 1 'Kemp Truck' all across Northwest Georgia this week.

He said the Republican candidate for governor "wants us targeting big crowds and near polling stations to remind voters to complete their civic duty and to help stop socialism from spreading throughout Georgia."
Rep.-Elect Moore, who at 24 won the District 1 House seat, said, "Kemp's entire campaign is excited about the truck as they hit the campaign trail for the final time from Trenton to Kemp's victory party in Athens on Election Day.

"President Trump and Vice President Pence got us fired up last night in Chattanooga for the 'red wall' that we, conservatives, are putting up on Tuesday. District 1 and all hard-working Georgians across the state must get out and vote tomorrow."

Also, Rep.-Elect Moore said he has created a Northwest Georgia Voter's Guide and Election Day Playlist.

See original post on The Chattanoogan.

Monday, November 5, 2018 3:57 PM

'Big Trucks for Kemp' Rolling Through Town

Georgia District 1 State Representative Colton Moore is on the campaign trail – in a giant dump truck decked out with American and Georgia flags and huge red, white and blue signs urging people to vote for Republican Brian Kemp for governor.

Moore says he’s spending Monday driving all around Catoosa, Walker and Dade counties. On election day, he’ll be heading to Buckhead in Atlanta. “In the evening, I’ll drive to Athens for Kemp’s victory party,” says Moore.

Moore noted both doors are lettered with "Hardworking Georgians - Vote Kemp"

See pictures and the original article by Denise Burns on The Walker County Messenger.