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Atlanta Gay Pride Parade 2017

I am missing the Falcons game as promised I would participate in the Gay Pride Parade.  I will always keep it 100 …for ALL! Me with Tamara Johnson Shealey Me with Cheryl Williams as “Miss Dawn Kee” and Steve Toggerson Yours...

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A Win-win!

Fight For $15 One of my Republican colleagues, Rep Clay Cox, has announced that he will introduce legislation next year to give employers a tax credit for providing health coverage to employees who are eligible for Medicaid. I want to tell you that I will oppose this...

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Pre K in Georgia

What a great way to celebrate the 25th birthday of Pre K in Georgia – Reading three different books to three classes at Discovery Point Pre...

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GA Power Update

I wanted to provide you with another quick update on Georgia Power’s response to Hurricane Irma. After weathering one of the largest storms to hit our state, Georgia Power continued with restoration efforts today.  Power outages associated with Hurricane Irma...

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Points to hopefully agree on this Labor Day

From the AJC  Monday, September 3, 2017 The first Monday of September is set aside to honor working people and celebrate the efforts of organized labor. It is a time to thank workers for building the middle class and bringing prosperity to our country. It also a time...

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The Rice Awards

I have been nominated for a Rice Award.   The dinner is on September 23, 2017 at Atlanta City Hall. FMI, Tickets and to VOTE for NOMINEES, go to www.TheRiceAwards.com  ...

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Unveiling of Martin Luther King Statue

Gov. Nathan Deal will be joined by members of the King family, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Rep.  Calvin Smyre, Capitol Arts Standards Commission members and other dignitaries to unveil the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. statue at the Georgia State Capitol on Monday, Aug....

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Transportation Survey

Take the Transportation Survey Please take a few minutes to complete the Gwinnett County transportation survey. Let the Board of Commissioners know about our transportation needs. This is IMPORTANT! Take the survey...

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Senior Safety Night

I was honored to host the Senior Safety Event at the Bethesda Senior Center on May 11th. We had a fantastic time and gained valuable insight from two fantastic speakers from The Gwinnett County Police Department, and Gwinnett County Fire and Safety...

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