Rep. Lewis-Ward Supports State Funding for Adapted Sports Program for Children with Disabilities

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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, Georgia Entertainment Caucus Commend House Passage of Georgia Music and Theatre Jobs Recovery Act

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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.  

Georgia House Passes Legislation to Create Pilot Program for PANS/PANDAS Treatment, Coverage

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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).  

Rep. Mandisha A. Thomas’ Solar Power Awareness Measure Incorporated into Bill Approved by House Committee

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ATLANTA – State Representative Mandisha A. Thomas (D-South Fulton) today announced that portions of House Bill 966, or the Solar Consumer Awareness Act, was recently incorporated into legislation that was approved by the House Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Committee on March 9, 2022. Sponsored by State Rep. Joseph Gullett (R-Dallas), HB 1494 now includes provisions from Rep. Thomas’ legislation to …