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Dee Dawkins-Haigler [Dee@deeforgeorgia.com] Thursday, February 04, 2010 11:54 AM Price, Kendra N House District 93

The Haigler Herald
Issue II, Volume I
Rep. Dee Dawkinsrepresents the 93rd district comprising of DeKalb and Rockdale In the Georgia General Assembly she serves on Banks and Banking, Human Relations and and the Industrial Committees.

February Your Voice for Change

Haigler Georgia General Assembly Georgia Legislative Black Caucus I am honored to serve the hardworking men and women of District 93 at the Georgia General Assembly. As your representative I will DeKalb County dedicate myself to improving our schools, increasing the economic Government vitality of our state and protecting the rights of all citizens. The DeKalb County Schools Herald is a way to consistently inform my constituents about the happenings under the Gold Dome. I hope you will share this Rockdale County newsletter with other concerned Georgians who aspire for a better Government quality of life. Rockdale County

The National Coalition of God Bless. 100 Black Women, Inc. National Pan Hellenic Council of DeKalb Nobel Women

News from Gov. Sonny Perdue
State of Georgia Announces Job Training Partnership with Microsoft Governor Delivers Functionally Balanced Budgets That Invest in Future Governor Perdue Announces Transportation Plan

2010 Legislative Community Cabinet Meeting Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 New Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church 2580 Snapfinger Road Decatur, Georgia 30034 For additional information and directions please call the following numbers. 678-242-2327, 678-360-0742, 404-3712425, or 404-656-0126

DeKalb House Delegation Members Meeting
Every Monday Legislative Office To learn more contact the office of Rep. Howard Mosby at (404)

Georgia

Budget and Policy Institute
Four reports released Governor Perdue's recent proposed budgets, including overviews of healthcare, human services, and education in addition to the overall budgets. "The governor should be applauded for taking a balanced approach in his budget proposals. To read the reports click

Black History Month Cocktails and Political Mixer Georgia Legislative Black Caucus and Birthday Celebration of Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler Thursday, February 4, 2010 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Echelon 3000 1179 S. Hairston Road Stone Mountain, Georgia 30088 To RSVP click Everyone is invited House Annouces Changes In Committee Chairs
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Rep. Bill Hembree - Rules Chairman (previously Earl Ehrhart) Rep. Wendell Willard - Rules Vice-Chairman (previously John Lunsford) here

In the News
Atlanta Business Chronicle Perdue takes wraps off $18.2 billion budget Gov. Sonny Perdue Friday proposed an $18.2 billion budget for the fiscal year starting in July that would cut what he considers non-essential spending while preserving the state's core services. To read more clickhere.

• Rep. Earl Ehrhart - Appropriations Higher Education Atlanta Business Chairman (previously Bob Smith) Chronicle • Rep. Terry England - Appropria Business leaders to tackle state budget The Georgia Senate is looking to the state's corporate community for ideas on how to bring state spending into line with shrinking revenues. To read more click here. To be removed from our mailing list, click here
Atlanta Progressive Overview of Pre-filed This e-mail was generated automatically by Dee Dawkins-Haigler Georgia Assembly Bills State lawmakers

convened the 2010 General Assembly session under the Gold Dome in Atlanta on January 11, 2010, for a Session that will last 40 To read more click On Common Ground More budget cuts on the way for DeKalb School DeKalb County Schools' Superintendent Crawford Lewis plans to make deeper budget cuts-some that will impact the salaries of administrators in the Central Office and others that will impact programs and services in DeKalb schools. To read more click here. Atlanta Business Chronicle Lawmakers in a corner on hospital tax Some grumbling but little opposition to a proposed fee on Georgia hospitals and managed-care providers emerged Thursday during legislative hearings on Gov. Sonny 's $18.2 billion budget request. To read more click here. Atlanta Business Chronicle State requiring more electronic tax payments More Georgia businesses and individuals will be required to pay their state taxes electronically under legislation that takes effect New Year's Day. To read more click here. Atlanta Progressive Multi-State Water

Dispute Discussed at Metro Chamber Forum The Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce (MACOC) hosted business leaders and State lawmakers at a forum Thursday, January 14, 2010, to discuss the region's water woes and recent recommendations made by a State task To read more click CrossRoads News Tax increase considered for school system budget DeKalb homeowners are facing threat of another increase in their property taxes - this time from the DeKalb School Board. To read more click here.

Georgia House of Representatives Daily Legislative Reports
Leg. Day (1/28/10) Leg. Day (1/27/10) Leg. Day (1/26/10) Leg. Day (1/25/10) _____________________

Communications

New Amendment Would Bring Jobs and Revenue Today state Representative Harry (R-Roswell) introduced House Resolution 1177, which would provide an opportunity for Georgia voters to amend the state

constitution to allow horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering in Georgia . The amendment could lead to the creation of thousands of jobs throughout Georgia. To read more click here.

Community Services
House of Grace Free Health Care Services The clinic, located at 3567 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30032, has the capacity to provide free health care services to 15 patients per For more information call (404) 2986078 or visit their website. Decatur Career Center @ Avondale Crossing Resources, technology and support services have been designed to help Job Seekers secure employment, and to assist in the development of Micro- Businesses.

For more information contact Dee Dee Bullock at (404) 728-8635. Center located at 1295 Columbia Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30032.

DeKalb Long Term Recovery Group to assist DeKalb County Flood Victims

The DeKalb Long Term Recovery Group (LTRG) has invited volunteers from the international relief group, Christian Reformed World Relief Committee (CRWRC). They will be in DeKalb County to help identify individuals and / or families who may need assistance in recovering from the September '09

The CRWRC team will be here for two weeks beginning Monday, February 1, 2010 and Friday, February

A walk-in station will be available from February 1 February 12 at Northlake Church of located at 1625 Road in Tucker, GA 30084. The center will be open 11 am to 7 pm through Friday 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, February 6,

For further information, please call the DeKalb 678-406-7747

DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis Upcoming Neighborhood Budget

Gatherings
All meetings are scheduled from 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

February 4, 2010 Cedar Grove High 2360 River Road Ellenwood, GA 30294 February 9, 2010 Stephenson Middle 922 Stephenson Road Stone Mountain, GA February 11, 2010 St. Timothy's United Methodist Church 5365 Memorial Drive Decatur, GA 30083 February 16, 2010 Torah Day School LaVista Road Atlanta, GA 30329 February 18, 2010 Church 2201 Young Road Stone Mountain, GA

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