September 14, 2018

Betsy Builds Jobs!

If you’ve watched any Marvel movie or popular TV show like the Walking Dead, you’ve undoubtedly recognized the setting. Did you know that more blockbuster films are now produced in Georgia than any other state? Today I wanted to share with you my long-time commitment to responsible, innovative economic stimulus as an advocate for the tax credit that led to …

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September 10, 2018

Shana Tova!

For those who celebrate Rosh Hashanha, best wishes for a happy new year. Shana Tovah!

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September 5, 2018

Women’s Reproductive Rights in Jeopardy

As you know, the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh began yesterday morning. Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination would jeopardize many of the issues most important to you and me. Front and center is his position on the constitutional right to abortion. Indeed, he poses such a threat, that the bipartisan Center for Reproductive Rights is opposing a Supreme Court nominee for the first …

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September 4, 2018

Council of Labor picnic!

What a beautiful day yesterday for the Atlanta North Georgia Labor Day picnic! Candidates and local officials alike turned out to support Georgia’s workers.

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September 4, 2018

Look who we ran into!

It’s always a treat to be in the room when Stacey Abrams speaks to the crowd – it’s energizing to hear her progressive, positive plans for Georgia’s future.

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September 3, 2018

Celebrate Labor Day!

Enjoying a paid day off?  Thank the labor movement.  Today, as we celebrate hardworking Georgians all over the state, I pause to give thanks for the progressive labor movement that paved the way for weekends, overtime pay, child labor restrictions and safe working conditions. #gapol #laborday #progressives  

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August 25, 2018

John McCain

We don’t have to agree with every one of his political stances to agree that John McCain was a tremendous leader, a true patriot and a military hero. His thoughtful leadership and genuine compassion will be missed greatly.

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August 25, 2018

Ga. Democratic Party Convention

What an exciting day at the Democratic Party Convention!  I met fabulous Democrats from all over the state, but I was most excited to take a picture with MY congressman – civil rights hero and national treasure John Lewis.

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August 24, 2018

Randolph County Reminds Us to VOTE!

There has been national news about the situation in Randolph County, GA concerning the possible closing of polling precincts in this largely African American community. Today, the elections board for Randolph county voted AGAINST the closing of those locations. All voting locations are to remain open! In this day of brazen voter suppression, this is a good reminder that we …

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