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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 May 19 primary. Absentee voting will allow you to vote from home. Keep in mind,...

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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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Presidential Primary delayed

Presidential Primary delayed

On March 14, 2020, the State of Georgia postponed the Presidential primary until May 19, 2020 because of the seriousness of  the Corona virus.This date will coincide with our own state primary. If you already voted in the Presidential primary, your vote will be...

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Corona Virus Update

Corona Virus Update

On Saturday March 14, 2020, Governor Kemp declared a state of emergency in Georgia because of the Corona virus.  The Corona virus has upended everybody's routines but we all play a role in preventing the spread of this disease. We all may feel out of control, but here...

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The Budget

The Budget

The Most Contentious Bills in the Budget Last week, the House and Senate were in adjournment so that members could work on the state budget. All scheduled committee meetings that were related to the budget were suspended. This week, the House voted on a few measures:...

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From the GA Democratic House Caucus

From the GA Democratic House Caucus

QUALIFYING FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS: We are now less than a month away from qualifying for the 2020 election year!  Qualifying will take place starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 2, and will end at noon on Friday, March 6.  The Democratic Party of Georgia will be...

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Health Care Workforce

Health Care Workforce

February 19, 2020 A public hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. on April 23, 2020, at Northside Hospital Gwinnett, 1000 Medical Center Boulevard, Lawrenceville, GA 30046, to provide the public an opportunity to comment upon and provide input for the proposed...

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The budget is not good for Georgia

The budget is not good for Georgia

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 that has already been cut, along with revenues. In fact, the task has become so...

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Restoration Fair

Restoration Fair

On Thursday, February 20, Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson (GA-04) will host his Restoration Resource Fair for ex-offenders, previously incarcerated, returning citizens or those caught up in the system. More than 100 community partners will join the Congressman for...

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