Georgia Legislative Black Caucus names new executive director

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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — A new executive director has been named for the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, the largest Black caucus in the United States. On Friday, State Representative Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain), announced Deanna Hamilton would fill the position.  “We are very pleased to have someone like Deanna leading our organization, and I believe she is the right person …

Senator Gail Davenport to Participate In Mobile Sickle Cell Clinic

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ATLANTA (July 22, 2020) | Sen. Gail Davenport (D – Jonesboro) announced today that she will be participating in a mobile sickle cell clinic sponsored by the Sickle Cell Foundation and hosted by Dixon Grove Baptist Church. Walk-ins are welcome, and a certified hematologist will be on-site. “I am looking forward to attending this event aimed at furthering access to …

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Issues Statement Urging Gov. Kemp to Veto House Bill 838

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ATLANTA – State Representative Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain), chair of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC), today issued the following statement on House Bill 838, which has been sent to Governor Brian Kemp for consideration: “As a caucus, we sent a letter to Governor Brian Kemp requesting that he veto House Bill 838, recognizing it offers no tangible benefit to …