Crisis in USPS Funding, Comment on Mining in Okefenokee (Again)

United States Parcel Service in Danger of ClosingFor quite some time there are those who would like nothing better than for the United States Postal Service to fail. Why? Profit. They see a business opportunity. One need to look no further than ALEC for the forces lining up behind this attempt to privatize our postal … Continue reading Crisis in USPS Funding, Comment on Mining in Okefenokee (Again)

Georgia Needs Medicaid Expansion Now

Medicaid ExpansionAsk Governor Kemp and your legislators to protect Georgians during this crisis by closing Georgia's coverage gap The on-going coronavirus pandemic has exposed the many shortcomings of our nation’s health care system while highlighting how important it is for all Georgians and people across the country to have access to health coverage and care. … Continue reading Georgia Needs Medicaid Expansion Now

Healthcare Workers, Stimulus and Relief Package on the Hill

StateBecause of their exposure and lack of resources healthcare workers are becoming ill and dying in Georgia . Our Governor is behaving as if he is taking direction from the Chamber of Commerce instead of public health officials. His directive on March 23rd did not go far enough. We need to flatten the curve and … Continue reading Healthcare Workers, Stimulus and Relief Package on the Hill

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