Seniors

I will work to ensure seniors can age in place by funding senior centers, expanding community health programs, and by identifying homestead exemptions. I will create grants to provide accommodations for seniors during inclement weather, such as summer cooling centers and winter heating centers. I will also provide community health grants for health and wellness focused programs, and funding programs …

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Good Paying Jobs

I will work to bring jobs to District 56 so that more families can get ahead, raise a family and live life with dignity and health. I will work to improve the quality of life for all Georgia’s workers by working to increase the State’s minimum wage. I will introduce legislation for needed infrastructure and transit improvements, which will create opportunities …

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Education

I will fight for all families to have access to quality education by working to fully fund our schools and provide our teachers with the resources they need to educate our children. My goal is to increase Georgia’s allocation to public school education, while expanding options for educational excellence. I will also fight to expand access to higher education. I …

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Quality of Life

I will address transportation issues by sponsoring legislation to invest in a true crosstown freeway. I will also sponsor legislation supporting efforts to increase MARTA’s regional presence and expansion into neighboring areas, such as the cities of South Fulton, Douglasville and Marietta through Vinings. I will address our aging infrastructure by allocating the funds necessary to address state roads, routes …

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Housing

I will fight to stabilize our neighborhoods, increase affordable housing options, and create opportunities for home ownership. I will work to create first time homeowner buyer grants for people willing to live in or purchase distressed properties. I will sponsor legislation that will require developers seeking tax credits and taxpayer funded redevelopment grants to set aside a certain number of …

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