End of session 2021

End of session 2021

The 2021 Georgia legislative session has ended.  This one was difficult, not only because COVID restrictions prevented local groups and constituents from visiting the Capitol, but also because of the amount of bills passed that did nothing to improve the lives of...
Cross Over Day 2021

Cross Over Day 2021

Bills passed on Crossover Day Monday, March 8 2021,  was Crossover day at the Gold Dome. This is the big day when all the bills passed in the Georgia House of Representatives are sent to the Georgia Senate. The Georgia Senate also sends their bills to the Georgia...
End of session 2021

At the Gold Dome week of 2/7/2021

We are 15 days in of the 40 of the 2021 legislative session and the Republicans have lived up to their reputation of backing bad legislation that hurts all Georgians. While we are in a pandemic, Republicans have refused to restore funds to education and instead have...
The budget is not good for Georgia

The budget is not good for Georgia

State Representative Donna McLeod (D - 105 ) and me listening to a budget presentation. ABOUT THE BUDGET Our biggest responsibility as legislators is to pass a budget. This task has been complicated by the fact the Governor Kemp has asked for further cuts in a budget...