Rep. Viola Davis Called for DeKalb County Board of Education to Cancel In-Person Instruction

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ATLANTA – State Representative Viola Davis (D-Stone Mountain) recently submitted a memorandum on January 8, 2021, to the DeKalb County Board of Education (BOE) calling for the cancelation of in-person instruction at DeKalb County schools. In her memo, Rep. Davis cited recent reports of a new variant of COVID-19, which is reported to be a more contagious strain of the …

Sen. Emanuel Jones Leads Senate Appointment Process for Dekalb County’s Board of Ethics

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ATLANTA (January 7, 2021) | Sen. Emanuel Jones (D – Decatur) recently led the Dekalb Senate Delegation’s appointment process for selecting members to serve on Dekalb County’s reconstituted Board of Ethics. Voters granted the Dekalb Senate Delegation the authority to appoint three members to the Board of Ethics through a county-wide referendum in November. The delegation appointed the following to …

The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Releases Statement on President Trump’s Demand to Overturn the Georgia Election

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ATLANTA (January 6, 2021) |In response to the publicly disclosed phone call between United States President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) Chairwoman State Senator Tonya P. Anderson issues the following statement: “The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus is deeply concerned about the actions taken by President Trump to pressure state election …

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Elects New Executive Board

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ATLANTA (January 6, 2021) |The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, on January 4th, elected its new executive board for the 2021-22 term. Led by State Senator Tonya P. Anderson (D – 43), the board oversees a caucus comprising of 65 members representing every part of the state. “It is a truly an honor to have been elected as Chairwoman of the …