ATLANTA — At least one of two Tennessee lawmakers expelled from the state legislature after leading a protest against gun violence from the floor of the Tennessee House, says he plans to run again for his seat. A third Democrat was narrowly spared by a one-vote margin. A similar case from Georgia’s history may help play a role in that …
Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement on Passing of Rep. Tish Naghise
State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah), chairman of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, today issued the following statement regarding the passing of State Representative Tish Naghise (D-Fayetteville).
Legislative Black Caucus seeks to lock in Kemp’s recent efforts to increase diversity in state contracts
The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) announced its 2023 priorities this week, and equity issues predominate its agenda, including access to credit, affordable housing, medicine and support for Black farmers and Black-owned businesses. One bill, introduced this week by veteran lawmaker Rep. Roger Bruce, D-Atlanta, focuses on promoting more racial, ethnic and gender diversity in the awarding of state contracts. Bruce led …
Offset honored by Georgia Legislative Black Caucus for contributions to music industry and his philanthropic efforts [PHOTOS]
Offset’s honored by Georgia Legislative Black Caucus in Atlanta Offset continues to be one of the biggest artists in the industry, and is also making impacts in local communities in his hometown of Atlanta. As a result, he was honored on February 23, by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus.
Black Caucus holds press conference to announce legislative priorities
The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC), chaired by State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah), held a press conference to announce its legislative priorities and the “GLBC for the People Campaign” events on February 15 at the Georgia State Capitol.
Rep. Doreen Carter to Co-Host DeKalb Legislative Community Cabinet Breakfast Tomorrow
ATLANTA – State Representative Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) will co-host the DeKalb Legislative Community Cabinet breakfast TOMORROW, Saturday, December 3, 2022, from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Southwest DeKalb High School Auditorium (atrium) in Decatur.
Sen. Harold Jones Re-Elected as Democratic Caucus Whip
ATLANTA (November 29, 2022) | Yesterday, Sen. Harold Jones (D – Augusta) was re-elected by members of the Georgia Senate Democratic Caucus to serve as the Democratic Caucus Whip.
Senate Democratic Caucus Announces Leadership Positions
ATLANTA (November 28, 2022) | Today, the Senate Democratic Caucus held elections on caucus leadership positions for the 2023-2024 Legislation Session. Sen. Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain) was re-elected to serve as Leader of the Senate Democratic Caucus.
Statement by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus On Receiving $6.4M Federal Internet for All Planning Grant
ATLANTA (November 28, 2022) | In response to the Biden-Harris Administration awarding Georgia a $6.4M Internet for All Planning Grant, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Chairwoman Sen. Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) issues the following statement: “We are appreciative of the Biden-Harris Administration for prioritizing the rebuilding and improving of America’s infrastructure. Their resilience and clarity of purpose allowed for passage …
Rep. Billy Mitchell Re-Elected House Minority Caucus Chairman
ATLANTA – The Georgia House Democratic Caucus recently re-elected State Representative Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain) as the House Minority Caucus Chairman for the 2023-2024 legislative term during caucus elections on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.