Hearing on Absentee Voting Bill 2.4.2021, 11:30am

Please use this link to attend the hearing on HB 270, Thursday, February 4th at 11:30am. Share with and invite others to attend. The agenda is posted here. It's imperative for voting rights advocates to attend. Please also see our call to action from yesterday and be sure to send your emails and let your … Continue reading Hearing on Absentee Voting Bill 2.4.2021, 11:30am

Safety, Protection, and Support for Foundation Food Workers in Gainesville

On Thursday, January 28, 2021 at the Foundation Food Group’s (“Foundation Food”) poultry processing plant (the “Plant”) in Gainesville, Georgia, formerly known as Prime Pak Foods, six workers lost their lives after being poisoned by toxic levels of liquid nitrogen. Our community stands with the families of the victims, the survivors, and their loved ones … Continue reading Safety, Protection, and Support for Foundation Food Workers in Gainesville

Oppose HB 60 Projected to Divert $448 Million Annually

A new bill filed for the 2021 Legislative Session, House Bill 60, would take millions of dollars meant for public schools and divert these funds to private schools in Georgia. This comes as Georgia's K-12 public schools are operating with a $950 million budget cut this school year and will continue to be underfunded with … Continue reading Oppose HB 60 Projected to Divert $448 Million Annually

Deadline on Health Insurance Access and Medicaid Expansion Digital Vigil in the Southeast

Deadline for comments is September 16th. Make no mistake that this is an effort to dismantle the healthcare.gov portal that will weaken protections for Georgia health care consumers and possibly for others around the country. The governor of our state has recently come under fire for this plan. We do not believe that brokers who … Continue reading Deadline on Health Insurance Access and Medicaid Expansion Digital Vigil in the Southeast

USPS: The Nexus of Health, Small Business, Legal Communication, Jobs, and Voting

As we've discussed in previous posts, the United States Parcel Service is crucial. The cynical move by the president's administration to slow down service is destructive to our economy, our health, our communities. We have two distinct asks of you today even though you will be calling the same offices. One is to ask for … Continue reading USPS: The Nexus of Health, Small Business, Legal Communication, Jobs, and Voting

Urgent Advocacy Matters: Georgia and National Issues – Date Sensitive

We have accumulated calls to action for this week that need your immediate attention. Please use the links included in each C2A. The time sensitive include healthcare access in Georgia as the governor seeks to establish a healthcare exchange for consumers that can only help insurance companies, two calls regarding The Heroes Act, and a … Continue reading Urgent Advocacy Matters: Georgia and National Issues – Date Sensitive

Risky Private Insurance Changes – Written and Public Comments Needed

Requests: Written comments, attend a public hearing (either virtually or in-person), and share with friends, family, your community. Public hearing will be held on July 22nd at 10 a.m. Comments are due by July 23rd. Since Governor Kemp put forward two waiver plans to change Medicaid and private insurance in Georgia, hundreds of you have … Continue reading Risky Private Insurance Changes – Written and Public Comments Needed