This week we are joined again with guest host Jennifer Young to talk about what is going on in Georgia’s upcoming elections. We go in depth about the governor’s race, the sixth congressional district special election, how to best work with multiple Democratic candidates, and also the status of campus carry laws. You can Subscribe… [Read More]
Better Georgia is in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Throughout the weeks we’ll share highlights of news coverage and anything we find from progressive allies across the city and on the convention floor. A Georgia mayor intervenes The convention got off to a rough start, with Sanders delegates booing and shouting down pro-Clinton… [Read More]
Could Georgia’s House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams be Bernie Sanders’ Vice President pick? Former NAACP President Ben Jealous thinks she should be. This past Sunday during a CNN panel discussion, Jealous, who officially endorsed Sanders in February, highlighted the need to unite the party and singled out Abrams as one leader who could pull it off…. [Read More]
While answering questions her political future, possibly including a 2018 run at the governor’s office, House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) told WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer that “all of this money” she’s raising “would go to other people.”
“Oh, absolutely,” she said. “… we have a lot of expensive races coming up.”
Voter laws can’t be changed in Georgia “in the current climate,” according to House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) so she’s prepared to play defense this legislative session.
Leader Abrams discussed voter laws with WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer and told him, “I do not see in the current climate that, that would be a change that could be made.”
House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) tells WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer that her view on bipartisan action includes “compromise” with the majority party.
In Georgia, at least 100,000 grandparents are raising grandchildren and up to 300,000 children are being raised by aunts, uncles and other relatives. House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) reveals her plan for kinship care to WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer.
Georgia’s military families “have served our nation, they have served our state, and we need to keep our promise to them,” House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) told WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer. To honor this service, Leader Abrams will propose “A Promise Kept” in this year’s legislative session.
Georgia’s rural hospitals continue to be in crisis as Gov. Nathan Deal refuses to bring home federal dollars to close the Medicaid gap. House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) spoke at length with WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer about the rural hospital crisis and options available this session.
House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta) tells WABE reporter Denis O’Hayer that public transit is a critical part of Georgia’s future. She also notes that when businesses like Mercedes choose to locate near MARTA stations, they aren’t doing it for partisan reasons.