ATLANTA – The Georgia House Democratic Caucus re-elected State Representative James Beverly (R-Macon) as the House Minority Leader for the 2023-2024 legislative term during caucus elections on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
Rep. Karen Bennett Elected House Minority Caucus Vice-Chair
ATLANTA – The Georgia House Democratic Caucus elected State Representative Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain) as the House Minority Caucus Vice-Chair during caucus elections on Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
A Thanksgiving Tribute to the Family of Speaker Ralston
By State Representative Mesha Mainor (D-Atlanta) (885 words) Two years ago, during the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, I walked into Georgia’s magnificent State Capitol for legislative orientation. My first legislative session began immediately following the January 6 riots at the U.S Capitol. It was an unprecedented time to start a career in politics and just as challenging if you …
Statement by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus on the Passing of House Speaker David Ralston
ATLANTA (November 17, 2022) | In response to the passing of the Georgia General Assembly Speaker of the House David Ralston, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Chairwoman Sen. Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) issues the following statement:
Rep. Sandra Scott to Serve as Guest Speaker for Emory University Virtual Event on Telehealth Services for Student Mental Health Today
ATLANTA – State Representative Sandra Scott (D-Rex) will serve as a guest speaker for Emory University School of Medicine’s virtual telehealth advocacy event TODAY, Friday, October 14, 2022, from 10 – 11 a.m. via Zoom. To participate in this virtual event, please click here.
Rep. Thomas Commends Approval of Ballot Referendum to Create New City of Mableton
ATLANTA – State Representative Erica Thomas (D-Austell) commends the preliminary results of a local cityhood ballot referendum that is poised to create the new city of Mableton in South Cobb. According to the Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Office website, a majority of area residents voted ‘yes’ to establish the city of Mableton.
REMINDER: Senator Emanuel Jones to Hold Virtual Press Conference to Discuss Recent Events at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary
ATLANTA (November 3, 2022) | Today, Senator Emanuel Jones (D – Decatur) will hold a virtual Press Conference to discuss recent events at Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary.
NEW LOCATION: Senator Donzella James and Representative Roger Bruce to Host a Road Sign Unveiling for the Late Mayor of Atlanta, Maynard Jackson
ATLANTA (November 2, 2022) On Friday, November 4, 2022, Sen. Donzella James (D – Atlanta) and Rep. Roger Bruce (D – Atlanta) will hold a ceremony to dedicate a road sign to the late Mayor of Atlanta, Maynard Jackson in the Senate Chamber at the Georgia State Capitol.
Rep. Carl Gilliard Selected as Grand Marshal for Savannah’s 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D-Savannah) was recently selected by the Savannah Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Association to serve as one of the grand marshals for the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on January 16, 2023.
Rep. Lewis-Ward Hosts Black Farmers Ball to Honor Black Farmers Across Georgia
ATLANTA – State Representative Regina Lewis-Ward (D-McDonough) recently hosted the inaugural Black Farmers Ball to celebrate the achievements of Black farmers on Friday, October 28, 2022. The event’s theme, “Saving Our Land: Equity Matters,” sought to highlight the need for equitable agricultural policies in Georgia.