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February 2019

Legislative Update 2.25.19

Legislative Update 2.25.19

Published: Feb 25, 2019   |   Category: Legislative Updates   |   Tags: , , ,

Download a PDF of the Update here It is just about that time of the legislative session when one begins to ask important questions of oneself. Things like, “Should I have become a skydiving instructor?“, “Why am I drawn to long conversations about shall’s and may’s?”, “Should I tell my mother that I am not a […]

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Published: Feb 22, 2019   |   Category: touchpoints   |   Tags: , ,

Helping set a firm foundation for child policy-making, this week Voices for Georgia’s Children presented The Whole Child Primer to lawmakers.  Voices partnered with an expert team of child advocates to provide insight at a joint hearing of the House Juvenile Justice, Education, and Health and Human Services Committees. The presentation focused on where Georgia stands, what we are doing well and […]

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Legislative Update 2.18.19

Legislative Update 2.18.19

Published: Feb 18, 2019   |   Category: Legislative Updates   |   Tags:

Download a PDF of the update here Each week I spend an inordinate amount of time in a comfy chair in my office, reading legislation, answering emails, and generally thinking about how to make legal-eze and government policy seem interesting and dynamic to the average Joe or Jane. As you can imagine, in the course […]

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Voices for Georgia’s Children Presents “The Whole Child Primer” to House Committee

Voices for Georgia’s Children Presents “The Whole Child Primer” to House Committee

Published: Feb 11, 2019   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags: , , , ,

Atlanta, GA – Voices for Georgia’s Children, along with the Georgia Statewide Afterschool Network, presented a special report entitled “The Whole Child Primer” to a joint hearing of the House Juvenile Justice, House Health and Human Services, and House Education committees on Wednesday, February 6th at 8:30 a.m. The Primer outlines the areas that affect […]

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Legislative Update 2.11.19

Legislative Update 2.11.19

Published: Feb 11, 2019   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Download a PDF of the Update Here It is the week of Valentine’s Day, which makes me think about love. Love of country, love of friends and family, and love of work. — Wait a minute. Let’s reflect on that last one. What, exactly, do I love about my job? Is it the lost weekends […]

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Dueling at the Captiol?

Dueling at the Captiol?

Published: Feb 11, 2019   |   Category: Blog

It is the week of Valentine’s Day, which makes me think about love. Love of country, love of friends and family, and love of work. — Wait a minute. Let’s reflect on that last one. What, exactly, do I love about my job? Is it the lost weekends of neurotic bill reading? Is it the […]

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Legislative Update 2.4.19

Legislative Update 2.4.19

Published: Feb 4, 2019   |   Category: Legislative Updates

It was an unusual week for government nerds like myself. Thanks to the impending arrival of the Patriots, the Rams, and about a billion of their closest friends, the General Assembly scheduled themselves to be adjourned on Thursday and Friday. In addition, just in case Mother Nature turned our happy-go-lucky peach state into an arctic […]

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