Tag Archives: Georgia House

Vernon Jones will run for DeKalb House seat

Former DeKalb County CEO Vernon Jones will run again for the legislature, where he served for eight years during the 1990s . . .

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House, Senate clear out long calendars on Friday

The House and Senate worked through lengthy calendars of bills as they prepared for “crossover day” on Monday . . .

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House will vote Friday on ‘17 budget

House Appropriations Committee votes out the state budget, moves it to a floor vote on Friday . . .

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Pak is stepping down from House

Rep. B. J. Pak, the first Korean-American elected to the General Assembly, says he will not run for reelection this year . . .

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Cannon wins runoff in Atlanta’s House District 58

Women’s health advocate Park Cannon wins a special election to replace Simone Bell in the Georgia House . . .

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Mabra won’t run for another legislative term

Rep. Ronnie Mabra (D-Fayetteville) has decided not to run for another two-year term in the state House of Representatives . . .

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Bell resigns from House, special election will be called

State Rep. Simone Bell steps down from her legislative seat to accept a position with the Lambda Legal law firm . . .

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Special elections don’t produce any winners – as of yet

Two legislative elections and a DeKalb County Commission race may have to proceed to a July 14 special election, although there’s still a possibility one of them could be decided early . . .

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Six special legislative elections set for June, July

Six special elections have been scheduled to replace former members of the Georgia House of Representatives . . .

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Ways & Means approves three tax breaks

Three bills providing business tax breaks clear the House Ways & Means Committee well before the “crossover day” deadline for a floor vote . . .

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