Rep. Erica Thomas Will Not Seek Re-election

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ATLANTA – State Representative Erica Thomas (D-Austell) today announced that she will not seek re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives. She will continue to serve the remainder of her current term in office, which will expire when the Georgia General Assembly convenes for the 2023 legislative session. Rep. Thomas also issued the following statement:  

Bill to Address Food Insecurity Passes Senate Committee

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ATLANTA (March 3, 2022) | Today, Senate Bill 537, sponsored by Sen. Harold Jones II (D – Augusta), passed the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Consumer Affairs. SB 537 would create the Georgia Food Security Advisory Council, which will be charged with eradicating food insecurity in Georgia.  

Democratic Legislators File Complaints Against Attorneys Involved in Ahmaud Arbery Case

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ATLANTA – State Representatives Sandra Scott (D-Rex), Kim Schofield (D-Atlanta), Rhonda Burnough (D- Riverdale) and Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) recently filed complaints with the State Bar of Georgia against three attorneys who were involved in the Ahmaud Arbery homicide case. The State Bar of Georgia responded to each complaint and dismissed the grievances.  

Rep. McLeod Continues Work to Mandate Early Childhood Education and Funding Across the State

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ATLANTA – State Representative Donna McLeod (D-Lawrenceville) today announced her plans to continue her work on House Bill 71, legislation that would study the state’s education funding formula and the benefits of mandating pre-kindergarten and kindergarten education. Rep. McLeod made her announcement and discussed HB 71 during a press conference earlier today.