ATLANTA – State Representative Rhonda Taylor (D-Conyers) commends the Stonecrest City Council for unanimously approving a local resolution to support women’s reproductive rights during its council meeting earlier this week. Rep. Taylor serves on the Georgia House Democratic Caucus Subcommittee on Women’s Reproductive Rights and requested that this city council create and adopt this local resolution.
Rep. Mandisha A. Thomas to Host “Collard Greens and Sweet Potatoes: Urban Farmer’s Market” for Thanksgiving
ATLANTA – State Representative Mandisha A. Thomas (D-South Fulton) will host the “Collard Green and Sweet Potatoes: Urban Farmer’s Market” to celebrate Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Impact Church in East Point.
Rep. Edna Jackson to Participate in Port Wentworth Town Hall on Addiction Recovery Tomorrow
ATLANTA – State Representative Edna Jackson (D-Savannah) will serve as a special guest speaker for a town hall on addiction recovery TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 19, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at Port Wentworth City Hall.
Reps. Angela Moore, Doreen Carter to Host Inaugural Debutante Experience and Scholarship Program Tomorrow
ATLANTA – State Representatives Angela Moore (D-Decatur) and Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) will host the inaugural Debutante Experience and Scholarship Program TOMORROW, Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at 11:30 a.m. at the South Wing Steps of the Georgia State Capitol.
Rep. Doreen Carter to Host “East Metro Housing Resource Fair”
ATLANTA – State Representative Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) will host the “East Metro Housing Resource Fair” on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Voices of Faith Church in Conyers.
Rep. Doreen Carter to Hold First Annual Small Business Resource Forum
ATLANTA – State Representative Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) will hold the first annual Small Business Resource Forum in the East Metro area on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 10 a.m. at the J.P. Carr Community Center in Conyers.
Rep. Carl Gilliard to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Garden City Housing Team’s Housing Fair & Expo
ATLANTA – State Representative Carl Gilliard (D- Savannah) will serve as the keynote speaker at the Garden City Housing Team’s Housing Fair and Expo on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at 9 a.m. at the Garden City Recreation Center in Savannah.
Rep. Viola Davis Applauds Mayor and Pine Lake City Council for Adoption of Abortion Anti-Criminalization Resolution
ATLANTA – State Representative Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) today commends the City of Pine Lake Mayor Melanie Hammet and the Pine Lake City Council for their recent unanimous passage of an Abortion Anti-Criminalization Resolution, Resolution R-09-2022, which seeks to protect its citizens from investigation and criminalization for seeking or supporting abortion access. Rep. Davis worked with Amplify Georgia Collaborative to …
Statement by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus on the Closing of the Atlanta Medical Center
ATLANTA (September 3, 2022) | In response to the closing of the Atlanta Medical Center, Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Chairwoman Senator Tonya Anderson (D – Lithonia) issues the following statement: “We are deeply concerned about the actions taken by Wellstar Health System to close another metro Atlanta medical facility that served low-income communities. And again, these actions seemed to occur …
Sen. Emanuel Jones Releases Statement on Henry County Avian Influenza Outbreak
ATLANTA (August 30, 2022) | Sen. Emanuel Jones (D –Decatur) released the following statement on the recent developments unfolding in Henry County, GA regarding the avian influenza outbreak. “I am profoundly disappointed to learn of the euthanasia of so many of these beloved birds at the sanctuary. While I understand that this step was necessary to control the spread of …