COVID-19 Update (March 27, 2020)

COVID-19 RESOURCES For the most up-to-date information on coronavirus and how best to protect yourself and your family, please check the following:Georgia Department of Public HealthCenters for Disease Prevention & Control  GA Department of Public Health hotline: 1-844-442-2681  To view my past updates on Georgia’s response to COVID-19, please visit my website here. Congress set to pass […]

COVID-19 Update (March 24, 2020)

Here’s the latest update on Georgia’s statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Update (March 17, 2020)

Facebook Live Town Hall THIS THURSDAY In an effort to keep you updated on the state’s response to COVID-19, I am hosting a Facebook Live (online) Town Hall. Tune in this Thursday for a legislative update on COVID-19, the impact on our pending elections, and what happened on Crossover Day. We’ll also discuss the roll-out of […]

Legal Primer on Georgia’s Public Health “State of Emergency”

We are living through Georgia history. For the first time ever, Georgia has declared a public health emergency in the state. Below is an explanation of Georgia law that will govern the state of emergency and the expansive powers granted to Gov. Kemp during this time. Defining “public health emergency” On Saturday, March 14, 2020, […]

UPDATE: Special Session called for Monday; full COVID-19 info

As we all take precautions to minimize the spread of coronavirus, the General Assembly has suspended all non-emergency legislative action for the time being.  Here’s what you need to know: 2020 Regular Session is SUSPENDED until further notice In accordance with the guidance of public health experts, both the Georgia House and Senate have temporarily suspended […]