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Laws your representative votes on include redistricting aka as "gerrymandering"(see 2nd video).  Gerrymandering is unconstitutional. Redistricting occurs after every 10-year census to determine voting boundaries and power.

The 72-Year Rule is important for #Census2020 because a new question asks about citizenship. This may deter people from completing the census which inevitably will show funding and resources aren't needed in already underserved communities.  The more people live in an area... the more funding the community receives.  In addition, 92 Stat. 915; Public Law 95-416 (72-Year Rule), will allow private information to become public information which can be used to question citizenship.

Has your representative made a difference in your life?  <<CLICK HERE

(2019) District 56 "Work": 28 acknowledgments, 9 laws with NO support, 1 law written by someone else << CLICK HERE

The incumbent did NO work for any of the committees she was assigned. Do you wish she was involved in any of these programs?

  • Economic Development and Tourism: This committee is responsible for economic development, business, trade, and tourism.  This is a particularly important committee for District 56 because it is home to blight and an underserved population that is in the midst of gentrification.  
  • Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment: Six members of this committee sponsored HR369, The Democracy Act. This provides for an independent nonpartisan commission (Citizens' Redistricting Commission) composed of 14 members (5 republicans + 5 democrats + 4 bipartisan registered voters) to be responsible for a non-gerrymandering solution to redistricting which will comply with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  This is a particularly important committee for District 56 because it is the most marginalized community in metro Atlanta.
  • Natural Resources and Environment: This committee is responsible for Georgia's environment and the management of natural resources.  This is a particularly important committee for District 56 because the US Agency for Environmental Protection has issued (2) consent decrees to The City of Atlanta for its fecal-infested water located in District 56.
  • Science and Technology: This committee is responsible for promoting science and technology advances in the state.  This is a particularly important committee for District 56 because it is home to GA Tech, Spelman, Morehouse, Clark Atlanta University, SCAD, some of the poorest performing public schools in the State, and the new hub of Midtown technology ventures.  

The importance of which committee your representative is assigned to is paramount because committees decide if laws are amended, changed, cut, or advanced to the House floor for a vote.