Rep. Kim Schofield Introduces Legislation to Create a Path for Clean and Renewable Energy in Georgia

In Gwinnett Daily Post, News by Maya

ATLANTA – State Representative Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta) recently introduced House Resolution 70, which seeks to set Georgia on a path to an economy powered by 100 percent clean and renewable energy by 2050. “I’m proud to bring this critical clean energy vision to the Georgia General Assembly,” said Rep. Schofield. “Georgia does not have time to waste; we need to …

Rep. Sandra Scott Introduces Resolution to Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis in Georgia

In Gwinnett Daily Post, News by Maya

ATLANTA – State Representative Sandra Scott (D-Rex) recently introduced House Resolution 78, legislation which would declare racism a public health crisis in the State of Georgia. “Racism and health are tied together on many different fronts: where we live, go to school, the air we breathe, our income, wealth, health care and much more,” said Rep. Scott. “It is time …

Clayton County House Legislative Delegation Commends Passage of Crown Act

In Gwinnett Daily Post, News by Maya

ATLANTA – State Representatives Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta), Sandra Scott (D-Rex) and Rhonda Burnough (D-Riverdale) commend the Clayton County Board of Commissioners on the local passage of the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act. These legislators will also hold a virtual press conference to discuss the CROWN Act TODAY, Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. via …

Statement by the Chairwoman of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, Senator Tonya Anderson, on Behalf of Former GLBC Member Stacey Abrams Nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize

In Gwinnett Daily Post, News by Maya

ATLANTA (February 2, 2021) | In response to news of former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and house minority leader Stacey Abrams being nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) Chairwoman State Senator Tonya P. Anderson (D – Lithonia) issues the following statement: “The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus is proud to hear one of our own, former …

State Rep. Donna McLeod says health officials should have done more to encourage Gov. Brian Kemp to mandate face masks

In Gwinnett Daily Post by Maya

Health officials across Georgia spent months this year to follow public health guidelines such as wearing face masks, washing hands, staying home when sick and practicing social distancing in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. State Rep. Donna McLeod, D-Lawrenceville, says they could have done more. McLeod vented her frustrations about the lack of a statewide face mask …