Register joining team of Capitol Affairs, Inc.
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Laura Register of Cairo is joining the management team of a public affairs law firm in Atlanta. Register will be a senior policy advisor with Capitol Affairs, Inc., a public affairs and public policy firm.
Register, 55, has been active in local politics since she moved to Grady County in 1992. She was elected and served 13 years on the Grady County Board of Education, finishing her final term last December. She has worked on several issues statewide including public education, teen pregnancy prevention and women’s health. She is currently the chair of Georgia’s WINList, and was recently selected as a member of the 2020-2021 Georgia Education Policy Fellowship Program that is part of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education. During the last legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly, Register worked with Sen. Jen Jordan (D-Atlanta) as a legislative and political adviser focusing on rural and education issues.
Register and her husband of 33 years, Dr. Ashley Register, live south of Cairo, and they have three grown children.
According to a press release from Capitol Affairs, “Capitol maintains effective relationships with federal, state, and local elected and appointed officials regardless of party affiliation. Our firm believes we are strongly positioned and uniquely qualified through our years of personal experience with regulations/laws, local government issues and legislative processes/contacts, to provide our clients with effective representation and support in both the current and future political environment.”