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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...

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John Lewis

John Lewis

Last week, our country lost a great statesman when John Lewis passed away from cancer at the age of 80. Congressman Lewis had a long career fighting for voting rights, civil rights, equal justice, and for those whose voices were not heard. I first met Congressman John...

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Get Counted

Get Counted

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 and other vital resources.  Census results also...

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Masks

Masks

For Immediate Release:June 30, 2020News Release External AffairsExternalAffairs@gema.ga.gov(404) 635-7000@GeorgiaEMAFacebook.com/GEMA.OHS(ATLANTA) – The Office of Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is...

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Education and our future

Education and our future

At the end of this legislative session, Georgia Republicans cut the state education budget by $1 billion. Cutting $1 Billion from education?  That is not acceptable. I would like to point out that the Republicans did not cut any funds from charter schools,...

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Help with unemployment

Help with unemployment

Good news!  Our state has received an additional $12M to assist Georgians that have been displaced by Coronavirus. The money passed through the Technical College System of Georgia and is being administered in partnership with to Georgia’s Local Workforce...

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Coronavirus in district 100

Georgia has hit the 1000 mark in deaths and the data shows that by the end of May the 2000 death rate mark will be hit, along with 50,000 positive cases.  Earlier last week my county, Gwinnett, was in 5th place.  We moved to 4th place last Friday and now...

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Absentee Voting

Absentee Voting

I have some good news on voting in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has ordered that all voters be mailed absentee ballot request forms for the June 9 primary. Absentee voting will allow you to vote from home.Keep in mind, this...

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Important Corona Virus Info

Important Corona Virus Info

The cases of Coronavirus in Georgia are unfortunately still growing.  I’m also sorry to see some public panic with people hoarding items like toilet paper, water, bleach and hand sanitizer. During these troubling times, it is best for everyone to keep a cool head. ...

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