ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) will host an interchange dedication ceremony for Doug Weathers on Friday, August 12, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the WTOC-TV studio parking lot in Savannah. The program will be hosted by Dawn Baker, anchor for WTOC-TV. Following the ceremony, guests are invited to participate in a motorcade to visit the interchange.
Rep. Regina Lewis-Ward Serves as Guest Speaker for National Organization for Women’s Annual Conference
ATLANTA – State Representative Regina Lewis-Ward (D-McDonough) recently served as a guest speaker for the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) annual conference earlier this month in Chicago. Rep. Lewis-Ward addressed hundreds of attendees and highlighted the role women have in protecting democracy.
Rep. Carl Gilliard to be Recognized for 39 Years of Public Service
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) will be recognized for his 39 years of public service during a celebration event on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at 6 p.m. in the ballroom of the Savannah Civic Center.
Rep. Park Cannon Surveys Constituents on Awareness of Georgia Monkeypox Outbreak
ATLANTA – State Representative Park Cannon (D-Atlanta), along with the Black Futurists Group (BFG), have begun surveying metro Atlanta residents to better understand their awareness of the monkeypox virus. In an effort to help protect individuals from contracting the virus, Rep. Cannon encourages residents in House District 58 to complete the online survey here.
Rep. Schofield Issues Statement on Assassination of Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
ATLANTA – State Representative Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta) today issued the following statement on the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:
Rep. Carl Gilliard to Host Bridge Dedication Ceremony for Lawrence Hutchins, Jr.
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) will host a bridge dedication ceremony for Lawrence Hutchins, Jr. on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at A.E. Beach High School in Savannah. Following the ceremony, guests are invited to participate in a motorcade to visit the memorial bridge.
Rep. Rhonda Burnough Selected for Council of State Governments Henry Toll Fellowship
ATLANTA – State Representative Rhonda Burnough (D-Riverdale) was recently selected to participate in the Council of State Governments (CSG) Henry Toll Fellowship Class of 2022. Rep. Burnough is one of 48 state government officials from across the U.S. chosen to participate in this leadership development fellowship.
Statement by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus on the Swearing in of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson
ATLANTA (July 1, 2022) | In response to the historic swearing in of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Chairwoman Senator Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) issues the following statement:
Rep. Carl Gilliard, Bill Marinella Casting to Host Open Casting Call for Savannah Film Projects
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) will partner with Bill Marinella Casting to host an opening casting call event for three Savannah-based film projects on Saturday, July 23, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Garden City Empowerment Center. Advanced registration through the KAAST casting database is required; to register for this event, please click here.
Reps. Scott, Schofield, Burnough, Davis Applaud Preliminary Settlement for GDOL Jobless Claims Lawsuit
ATLANTA – State Representatives Sandra Scott (D-Rex), Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta), Rhonda Burnough (D-Riverdale) and Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) applaud the preliminary settlement for the lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) over the handling of jobless benefits claims. These legislators will also hold a press conference to discuss the pending settlement on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at 11 a.m. at …