Shame at Georgia Department of Labor

Shame at Georgia Department of Labor

House & Senate members at the Georgia Department of Labor. The Governor and Labor Commissioner wants Georgians back to work but will not open up any DOL offices for Georgians to come in,to access their resources or benefits.  And the  Governor wants to cut off...
Unemployment

Unemployment

Unemployment Benefits Cancelled On May 13, Governor Brian Kemp decided that Georgia would no longer participate in the federal unemployment program. That means those who are receiving unemployment benefits will not longer receive extra monies from the federal...
2021 Legislative Session

2021 Legislative Session

The 2021 session for the Georgia Legislature starts at 10:00 AM tomorrow.  After the new members are sworn in, we will get to work. BUDGET The budget will be the most important issue because it is the legislature’s number one responsibility. This is going to be...
Hard Hitter Award

Hard Hitter Award

Congratulations to Jordan Wesley the recipient of the Dewey McClain Hard Hitter Award. Not only does Jordan hit hard on the field he also hits his books hard. The Okmulgee Junior Football Associated held their annual banquet at the Stadium. Wishing Jordan success in...
Unemployment Claim Delays

Unemployment Claim Delays

Unemployment has skyrocketed during the pandemic but our Georgia Department of Labor has been slow in processing unemployment claims leaving families without money to pay bills and facing evictions. I have been receiving calls since March from constituents waiting for...
Get Counted

Get Counted

You definitely count when you fill out the 2020 census It’s not too late complete it!   Why fill it out and why does it matter?   The census determines how much money Gwinnett County gets from the federal government for hospitals, libraries, schools, roads...