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A year ago today

A year ago today

Gwinnett representatives celebrated the 1 year anniversary of the brutal murder of Amuad Aubrey in Georgia and now today we debate HB 286 which takes away local control of budgets for cities and counties.. This is wrong for the state legislature to handicap local...

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At the Gold Dome week of 2/7/2021

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...

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Martin Luther King’s birthday 2021

Martin Luther King’s birthday 2021

As we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King's Birthday Holiday today, we see our voting rights under attack here in Gwinnett county. Dr. King worked hard for voting rights in the 1950s and 1960s and we were able to see the fruits of that work this past election by having...

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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...

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COVID SURVEY

COVID SURVEY

A COVID-19 vaccine has been in development for months and will soon be ready for the public.  This will provide us with another layer of protection from the virus and it’s an important step to getting our lives back to normal. I want to ask you to take an important...

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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...

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FAQ about vote counting

FAQ about vote counting

The state of Georgia is presently recounting all the Presidential election votes for 2020. Many of you have had questions concerning the recount. Here are some FAQs that may clear up your concerns. Q. How is it that Stacey Abrams was able to place a block of signature...

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And Counting…

And Counting…

What are we counting?  The population, that is what!  Every ten years, the constitution of the United States mandates we count our population so we can determine congressional representation and how much each state receives in federal funds.  (Article I section 2) Of...

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Democratic National Convention

Democratic National Convention

I'm proud to be a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.  Presidential Candidate Joe Biden has chosen Senator Kamala Harris to be his Vice Presidential running mate.  I am ready for strong, responsible and competent leadership in this country. I firmly...

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