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Sine Die 2023

Sine Die 2023

Sine Die Sine die, the last day of the legislative session is this week. I and other Democratic legislators will be happy to see it because this session has been a tough fight for all of us. Two truly awful bills passed the Georgia House of Representatives this week...

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End of session 2023

End of session 2023

Thumbs down on SB 140 The legislative session will be over in a few days and we still have many bills to consider before Sine Die. There is one bill that has passed and the Governor has signed that disturbs me greatly and that is SB 140, better known as the Anti Trans...

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The Budget 2022

The Budget 2022

There is a lot of news in the past week about what is known as “Cross Over Day”. A bill must be passed by one chamber by Cross Over Day to be considered by the other chamber, or it is dead until the next session, unless there is a bill that is germane and it can be...

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Interview on GPB

Interview on GPB

We have completed five weeks of the legislative session and last week I, again, introduced a bill to raise the minimum wage in Georgia from $5.15 and hour to $15 an hour. It is an absolutely disgrace that our state minimum wage is so low.  Our state leaders are always...

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State of the State

State of the State

Governor Kemp's State of the State Address Last week, starting 1/23/2023, we heard Governor Kemp’s State of the State address. A few things stood out for me. Education Governor Kemp seeks to dedicate an additional $1.9 billion in the current and upcoming budgets...

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MLK Parade, The Budget and the New Session

MLK Parade, The Budget and the New Session

MLK ParadeLast week started off with the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and I had the pleasure of walking in the Martin Luther King March with the Labor community. The last 15 years I have been the MC for the Rally at the end of the March. I sure am proud to be able...

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Swearing in 2023

Swearing in 2023

On January 9, 2023, I was sworn in for my 6th term as a Georgia State Representative for district 109. For this term, I am the Chairman of the Gwinnett House delegation.  I am looking  forward to serving with the largest class of first term legislators.  That is 43...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

I want to wish everybody joy, happiness and good health this holiday season.  Stay safe and warm. With that being said, we are experiencing extremely cold weather this holiday and Governor Kemp has issued a state of emergency for Georgia.  Gwinnett County has opened...

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Chairman Gwinnett Delegation

Chairman Gwinnett Delegation

Today was a really great day because I was elected as Chairman of the Gwinnett House Delegation. I'm looking forward to working moving Gwinnett forward in my term. We have the will and members to do it! I know we will! Thanks for the opportunity!  Pictured with me is...

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