Category: Georgia House

House Democratic Caucus Elects Officers

The House Democratic Caucus sent the following release: ATLANTA – The House Democratic Caucus met and elected its key leaders on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. The Minority Caucus elected the following caucus members for leadership positions: State Rep. James Beverly (D-Macon), House Minority Leader; State Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain), House Minority Caucus Chairman; State Rep.

Post-Election Day Roundup

A few thoughts that stand out from yesterday’s election: How swift and broad Gwinnett’s seachange is continues to astound me. By now I’m sure everyone’s seen that there were some 30,000 more votes cast in the Democratic Presidential Primary than Republican. And Georgia’s longest-serving school board member is likely going to lose her reelection bid.

Rep. Carolyn Hugley to Chair Voting Rights Caucus

On Monday, a group of Democrats formed the Voting Rights Caucus and elected the nascent group’s leadership. The press release announcing the caucus came from Fair Fight Action–the continuation of Stacey Abrams unsuccessful bid for governor. Fair Fight Action focuses on…well, voting rights. “This past election cycle showed us that the rights of our voters

Speaker Ralston Announces 2019-2020 Committee Chairs and Members

The full list of Committee Chairs (full document viewable below): ·         Agriculture & Consumer Affairs – Rep. Tom McCall ·         Appropriations – Rep. Terry England ·         Banks & Banking – Rep. Greg Morris ·         Budget & Fiscal Affairs Oversight – Rep. Lee Hawkins ·         Code Revision – Rep. Timothy Barr ·         Defense & Veterans Affairs – Rep. Heath Clark ·         Economic Development