Rep. Dickerson Encourages Residents in House District 113 to Participate in 2020 U.S. Census

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ATLANTA – State Representative Pam Dickerson (D-Conyers) encourages residents in House District 113 to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census before the September 30 deadline. As of September 21, Georgia’s self-response rate is 61.5 percent, which is behind the national average of 66 percent; Rockdale County’s response rate is 59.6 percent, and Newton County’s response rate is 66.7 percent.

Rep. Schofield Encourages Residents in House District 60 to Participate in 2020 U.S. Census

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ATLANTA – State Representative Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta) encourages residents in House District 60, which includes portions of Southeast Atlanta, Forest Park, College Park and East Point, to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census before the September 30 deadline. As of September 21, Georgia’s self-response rate is 61.5 percent, which is behind the national average of 66 percent; Fulton County’s response …

President Trump Addresses Black Supporters In Atlanta

In CBS Tampa Bay by Maya

ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — President Donald Trump took the stage, repeating one of his common statements, that he’s done more for Black people than any president since Abraham Lincoln. He received a warm welcome in Atlanta from a crowd of mainly Black supporters. Trump delivered a speech on Black economic empowerment and his Platinum Plan, making several …

Residents need to participate in census

In Costal Courier by Maya

 State Representative Al Williams (D-Midway) encourages residents in Liberty County to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census before the September 30 deadline. As of September 9, Georgia’s self-response rate is 60.8 percent, which is behind the national average of 65.5 percent; House District 168’s response rate is 55.2 percent.

Rep. Hutchinson Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Confederate and Pro-Slavery Memorabilia and Symbols from Public Property

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ATLANTA – State Representative Shelly Hutchinson (D-Snellville) recently introduced House bills 1211 and 1212, legislation which would prohibit confederate and certain slavery-related memorabilia and symbols from public or state property in Georgia. “I cannot stand idly by as our state continues to glorify those who fought and died to protect slavery in our country,” said Rep. Hutchinson. “Confederate monuments and …

Rep. Viola Davis Announces Passage of DeKalb County Ethics Legislation

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ATLANTA – State Representative Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) today announced that the Georgia House of Representatives gave final passage to House Bill 1243 on the last day of the 2020 legislative session on Friday, June 26. Rep. Davis, who was appointed chair of the DeKalb County House Ethics Committee, sponsored HB 1243, which would update codes for the DeKalb County …

Rep. Viola Davis Announces Inaugural Community Activist Day at the Capitol Awardees

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ATLANTA – State Representative Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) today announced that State Representative “Able” Mable Thomas, the late Kenneth Saunders III and Josie Dean are the inaugural awardees for the 2020 Community Activist Day at the Capitol. Rep. Davis recently introduced House Resolution 1609 during the 2020 legislative session to establish April 3, 2020, as Community Activist Day at the …