Graduation in Oklahoma

Graduation in Oklahoma

I spent the past weekend at East Central University in Ada Oklahoma where I received the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award and I spoke at graduation. It was really a great honor and I am very pleased to have been the...
Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni

Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni

Contact: Talina Eaker or Amy FordEast Central University Communications and Marketing580-559-5664 or 405-812-1428 (cell) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 15, 2022 Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni ADA – A Georgia State Representative, a former...
Farewell to Calvin Smyre

Farewell to Calvin Smyre

Dewey McClain, Calvin Smyre and Shelly Hutchinson say farewell to Calvin Smyre We said farewell to State Representative Calvin Smyre who is leaving the State House to serve as US Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Representative Smyre is the longest serving House...
First week of session 2022

First week of session 2022

The first week of the 2022 session has ended  During this time the governor proposed a new budget which has some nice things in it, such as bonuses for teachers, raises for state employees and a tax refund. Do you know what is missing?  Medicaid expansion. Medicaid...
Bad Bills 2022

Bad Bills 2022

I first want to wish everybody a Happy New Year. The 2022 legislative session starts tomorrow and naturally the Republicans have introduced some awful legislation. NO MORE DROP BOXES? The first bill is courtesy of State Senator Butch Miller with Senate Bill 325 which...
Build Back Better

Build Back Better

House and Senate Working Family Caucus delegation meeting with Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh about President Biden’s Build Back Better initiative that will help all Georgians.  Looking forward to him returning during Special Session to address the full Working Family...