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Unemployment

Unemployment

Unemployment Benefits Cancelled On May 13, Governor Brian Kemp decided that Georgia would no longer participate in the federal unemployment program. That means those who are receiving unemployment benefits will not longer receive extra monies from the federal...

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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...

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Relief for Georgians

Relief for Georgians

I just got my second COVID shot!The American Rescue plan Economic and COVID relief came to Gwinnett this week when President Biden signed the American Rescue plan.  What does that mean for Gwinnett?  Not only will each individual who makes up to $75,000 per year...

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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...

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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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