GA Senate Democrats Release Plan to Address Failing Schools

This week the Georgia Senate Democrats unveiled their counter to the Governor’s School Takeover initiative. We unveiled SB 124, the “Unlocking the Promise” Community Schools Act. This legislation would create a grant program to establish UP Community Schools that would serve as comprehensive service delivery centers that offer academic, health care, and community involvement programs in addition to existing classroom instruction.… Read more

Senator Vincent Fort Hosts Public Hearing on Law Enforcement Reform Legislation.

Join Georgia Senate Democratic Whip Vincent Fort for a Public Hearing on Law Enforcement Reform Legislation where he will discuss the “All Lives Matter” Legislative Package

When: January 22nd 2015, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Georgia State Capitol Room 450, Atlanta, GA 30334

Legislation to be Discussed:

  • No Knock Warrants
  • Police Body Cameras
  • Grand Jury Reform
  • Repealing Stand your Ground
  • Hate Crimes

 

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