Reps. Bennett, Carter and Kendrick Host “Back to School Zone”

ATLANTA – State Representatives Karen Bennett (D-Stone Mountain), Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) and Dar’shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia) hosted “Back to School Zone,” a community event for students and families, on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Redan Recreation Center in Lithonia, Ga. The event featured a job fair for teenagers, a helmet safety clinic and free sports […]

Rep. Jones to Introduce Legislation to Create a State Commission on Historic Monuments

ATLANTA – State Representative Vernon Jones (D-Lithonia) today announced that he will introduce legislation that would create a state commission on historic monuments during the 2018 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly. 

Rep. Coomer Named 2017 Policy Maker of the Year by Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education

ATLANTA – State Representative Christian Coomer (R-Cartersville) was recently named the 2017 Policy Maker of the Year by the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education (GACTE).

Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Condemns Violence and Terror that Occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia

ATLANTA – The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus (GLBC) today condemned a car attack and other acts of violence against peaceful protesters that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

Rep. Beskin: “Excluding Emory University and the CDC from APS would Disenfranchise Voters”

ATLANTA – State Representative Beth Beskin (R-Atlanta) recently urged Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Council members to revise the Emory University and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) annexation ordinances to provide that the annexation territory be included in the Atlanta Independent School System (APS). In a formal letter, Rep. Beskin claimed […]