ATLANTA – State Representative Sharon Henderson (D-Covington) today announced that Governor Brian Kemp signed House Bill 937, legislation to help encourage women to receive mammogram exams, into law on Friday, May 6, 2022. Rep. Henderson will also hold a press conference to discuss HB 937 on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. at the South Wing Steps of the Georgia …
Rep. Gilliard to Host Savannah State Farmers Market Planning Meeting
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) will host a planning meeting for the Savannah State Farmers Market on Monday, April 25, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the Savannah State Farmers Market.
Rep. McClain Receives 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award from Alma Mater
ATLANTA – State Representative Dewey McClain (D-Lawrenceville) recently received the 2022 East Central University (ECU) Distinguished Alumni Award. Rep. McClain will be formally recognized at ECU’s “Evening of Honors and Recognition” event on May 6 in Ada, Oklahoma.
Rep. Lewis-Ward Supports State Funding for Adapted Sports Program for Children with Disabilities
ATLANTA –Representative Regina Lewis-Ward (D-McDonough) announced that she recently helped secure additional funding in House Bill 910, the Amended Fiscal Year (AFY) 2022 budget, to support an adapted sports program for children with disabilities. Recently signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp, the AFY 2022 budget includes $388,259 to support the efforts of the American Association of Adapted Sports Program, …
Rep. Erica Thomas’ Legislation to Incorporate City of Mableton Receives Final Passage
ATLANTA – State Representative Erica Thomas (D-Austell) today announced that the Georgia Senate has given final passage to House Bill 839, legislation which would create a ballot referendum for area residents to consider incorporating the City of Mableton.
Rep. Jasmine Clark to Host Gwinnett Police Department’s Firearm Safety Class for Local Residents
ATLANTA – State Representative Jasmine Clark (D-Lilburn) will host a firearm safety class on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mountain Park Aquatic Center in Stone Mountain. Advanced registration is required for this event; to register for the class, please visit https://bit.ly/3qQSLhl.
Reps. Park Cannon, Erica Thomas to Host Women’s History Month Celebration Event
ATLANTA – State Representatives Park Cannon (D-Atlanta) and Erica Thomas (D-Austell) will host a celebration event in honor of Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, at 9 a.m. in the South Wing of the State Capitol.
Rep. Erica Thomas, Georgia Entertainment Caucus Commend House Passage of Georgia Music and Theatre Jobs Recovery Act
ATLANTA – State Representative Erica Thomas (D-Austell), co-chair of the Georgia Entertainment Caucus, commends the House passage of House Bill 1330, or the Georgia Music and Theatre Jobs Recovery Act. This bipartisan legislation seeks to amend current tax credits for musical or theatrical productions to help these industries recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rep. Cannon Makes Constituents Aware of Homestead Exemption Application Deadline
ATLANTA – State Representative Park Cannon (D-Atlanta) seeks to make constituents aware of the Fulton County homestead exemption application deadline on Friday, April 1, 2022.
Georgia House Passes Legislation to Create Pilot Program for PANS/PANDAS Treatment, Coverage
ATLANTA – State Representative Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain) today announced that the Georgia House of Representatives passed House Bill 1484 on Tuesday, March 15. HB 1484 would authorize a three-year pilot program to help diagnosis, treat and provide outreach for Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Streptococcus (PANDAS) and Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS).