Georgia’s Legislative Black Caucus calls on business community to oppose voting reform bills

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Georgia’s Legislative Black Caucus is joining civic groups trying to engage the private sector in pushing back against voter reform bills moving through the state legislatures. “Our whole message to the business community leaders is we cannot afford for them to be silent,” said Rep. Derrick Jackson, D-Tyrone, vice-chair of the Legislative Black Caucus. They say as the largest legislative …

Democrats get rare stage time at Georgia business community event

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Typically, at the annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast, sponsored by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, leaders of the majority party take the stage, giving business leaders a glimpse at their priorities for the legislative session. This year was different. For one thing, Wednesday’s event was virtual, meaning audience members listened to the speakers on their computers or cell phones instead …