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Amicus Brief filed in Gov. Kemp’s “Mask Mandate” Lawsuit Against Atlanta Mayor Bottoms and City Council

ATLANTA – July 27, 2020 – The Georgia Senate and House Democratic Caucuses filed an amici curiae brief in Fulton County Superior Court today, opposing Governor Brian Kemp’s legal action to overturn the City of Atlanta’s requirement to wear face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CIVIL ACTION No. 2020CV338387) The legal brief, filed at 10:43 […]

June 4th, 2020 Update: Happening in the Next 5 Days

There’s a lot going on right now. But there are a few things happening in the next week that I wanted to flag for you. BROOKHAVEN #BlackLivesMatter RALLY TOMORROW There is so much work we have to do to make our country a more just place for Black Americans. It can be overwhelming to know […]

COVID-19 Update (May 2, 2020)

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Governor Kemp has begun to lift statewide restrictions. To be clear: I strongly disagree with his actions to “reopen” the state before the public health experts say we are ready. While I continue to express my concerns––and yours––to Governor Kemp and his staff, I remain committed to keeping you updated […]

COVID-19 Update (April 22, 2020)

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the news Governor Kemp made Monday when he announced the reopening of Georgia businesses starting Friday. During his remarks, Gov. Kemp said the data showed we are “on the other side of this curve.” To be clear: no publicly available data shows this. Instead, the data shows that […]

COVID-19 Update (April 20, 2020)

As we start Week 6 of shelter-in-place, I hope you and your family remain well and haven’t killed each other yet. Joking aside, our federal and state governments have begun planning for what comes next. President Trump sent guidance to state governors last week on a three-phased approach for rolling back the restrictions currently in […]