Remove Barriers to SNAP

Urge the Governor and your state legislators to remove barriers to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) during this pandemic. Write or call the Governor's office to encourage them to take the following immediate steps: *Halt statewide ABAWD (Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents) work requirement implementation*Release guidance for “good cause” exemptions*Suspend mandatory SNAP Works program participation*Restore … Continue reading Remove Barriers to SNAP

Crossover Week Alerts: Monday and Tuesday

Please remember to check our public Facebook page for rapid response requests. Scroll down our blog and review our calls to action last week on absentee ballots, guns, juvenile justice, and the "gang bill." On the Senate floor Tuesday 3/10Senate Bill 386 would increase access to the Special Needs Scholarship Tax Credit by expanding it … Continue reading Crossover Week Alerts: Monday and Tuesday

SB 491 Transparency Act, Absentee Ballot, and Brandishing Guns in Public

This is crossover week when bills cross from one house to the other and when things move very quickly. We will do our best to keep you apprised of issues. Please keep up with rapid response requests on our public Facebook page.On Friday, March 6, 2020, Sen. Elena Parent held a press conference to introduce … Continue reading SB 491 Transparency Act, Absentee Ballot, and Brandishing Guns in Public

Healthcare: Block Grants for Medicaid, ACA Court Threat

Indivisible Georgia Coalition - Healthcare Alert

Block Grants Reduce Federal Funding, Shifting Costs to the StateAsk state officials to say no to Medicaid block grants!National health officials recently announced that they will allow states to apply for block grants and per capita caps for parts of their Medicaid programs. Block grants and caps are simply Medicaid cuts in disguise.The block grant … Continue reading Healthcare: Block Grants for Medicaid, ACA Court Threat

State Updates: Guns, Criminalizing Youth, Mental Health

Georgia Coalition Indivisible – State Legislative Update

Guns:SB 224 passed Senate Judiciary late 3.3.20. It is a bill to expand gun rights. Call your Republican state senator and the Lt. Gov. (404-656-5030) and tell them it is unacceptable to pass bills that further endanger citizens under cover of darkness.This legislation would allow: weapon carry in churches, courtrooms used by courts other than … Continue reading State Updates: Guns, Criminalizing Youth, Mental Health