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Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni

Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni

Contact: Talina Eaker or Amy FordEast Central University Communications and Marketing580-559-5664 or 405-812-1428 (cell)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 15, 2022Dewey McClain honored as ECU Distinguished Alumni ADA – A Georgia State Representative, a former...

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Farewell to Calvin Smyre

Farewell to Calvin Smyre

We said farewell to State Representative Calvin Smyre who is leaving the State House to serve as US Ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Representative Smyre is the longest serving House member in the Georgia legislature and is known as the "Dean of the House".

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I qualified!

I qualified!

Yesterday I qualified to run for re-election for the Georgia State House of Representatives.  Our district will have a new number; 109. The primaries are scheduled for May 24, 2022 and early voting begins on May 2, 2022. Primary Election Day: Tuesday, May 24, 2022...

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School board elections

School board elections

School board elections have been moved to MAY. That’s right school board elections will no longer be conducted in November but will be in May with the primaries.  Only it won’t be a primary for the school board, and there will be no parties listed on the ballot next...

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First week of session 2022

First week of session 2022

The first week of the 2022 session has ended  During this time the governor proposed a new budget which has some nice things in it, such as bonuses for teachers, raises for state employees and a tax refund. Do you know what is missing?  Medicaid expansion. Medicaid...

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MLK Day 2022

MLK Day 2022

MLK day this year was cold and rainy, but it didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the marchers in town.  It has been an honor to MC the Rally for the past 10 years.As we celebrate the 37th Anniversary of Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday, I think about when we use...

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MLK Day – Keep the Vision

MLK Day – Keep the Vision

Today is the official day when we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. We remember this day by doing good works in our communities and helping others.  Although many events have been cancelled due to COVID and inclement weather I'm happy to see that the MLK...

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Bad Bills 2022

Bad Bills 2022

I first want to wish everybody a Happy New Year. The 2022 legislative session starts tomorrow and naturally the Republicans have introduced some awful legislation. NO MORE DROP BOXES? The first bill is courtesy of State Senator Butch Miller with Senate Bill 325 which...

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Linda and I want to wish all a happy, prosperous, healthy and safe holiday season.  I have been spending my holiday season with my pro-football family, state house family, labor family and my family.  That is what the holiday season is all about, that is, caring,...

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