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Rep. Bob Trammell on Absentee Ballots and Long Lines on Election Day

“There were probably 40,000 to 50,000 voters who requested an absentee ballot who never received it,” says Georgia House Minority Leader Bob Trammell. Those voters, largely concentrated in key counties, began arriving in person at the polls.

Poll workers then had to make a call to verify voters never received one. “And then they had to verify their name on a list. It’s a drag on the system,” Trammell said.

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COVID-19 EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING ASSISTANCE

During this global crisis, many Georgia job seekers have experienced hardship due to a change in their employment status and the availability of training resources. Did you know that in situations like these you may qualify for unemployment insurance with the Georgia Department of Labor? Click here to get started. If any of the following scenarios apply to you, WorkSource Georgia may be able to help. Are you: Someone who has been laid off as a result of the COVID-19 crisis? Someone who was self-employed and lost your income (or a large portion of it) as a result of the … Read More

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Bob Trammell Earns GAE Endorsement

Dear Representative Trammell: We are pleased to notify you that the Georgia Association of Educators Fund for Public Education Committee (GAE-FPE) has endorsed your candidacy for the Georgia General Assembly. Educators and other school employees in your district will be made aware of your endorsement and urged to support your candidacy. GAE is recommending your candidacy, based in part, because of your support of: Ensuring all children have 180 days of instructional time Lowering maximum class size Maximizing student learning and minimizing high-stakes testing Fully funding public schools Securing safe public schools and Ensuring all education funding is restricted to … Read More

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Coweta County Adds Ballot Drop Box

Coweta voters can now drop their absentee ballots off at a secure lock box outside the Coweta Administration Building, at 22 East Broad St, Newnan, GA 30263 Also, just a reminder that ballots can also be mailed, with or without a stamp.

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FAQ’s about your absentee ballot

Fore more information on making sure your vote counts, please go to the Democratic Party’s voter protection website. They have all of the resources you need. https://www.georgiademocrat.org/voter-protection/ including a whole section devoted to vote by mail.

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Dem state lawmaker urges Kemp to expand Medicaid to fight COVID-19

A top Georgia Democrat says COVID-19’s stress on the health care system underscores the need to expand the state’s insurance program for the poor and disabled. House Minority Leader Bob Trammell, a Luthersville Democrat, urged Gov. Brian Kemp to use his increased public health emergency powers to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. And if the governor doesn’t, he called on his colleagues in the General Assembly to expand access when they reconvene this summer. “It’s just a necessary part of both our response for Georgia’s health and also to make sure that we’re shoring up providers and hospitals … Read More

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Bob Trammell Earns Sierra Club Endorsement

Representative Trammell, The Georgia Chapter Sierra Club is honored to Endorse your candidacy for the 2020 election cycle. Attached are an Official Endorsement Notification and a link to the 2020 Sierra Club Endorsement Seal.(The link page opens with a persistent “Donate” button. If you do not wish to donate, click on the backgroundto clear the page). Fill in the details on the Seal Link and use the Seal on all your print and electroniccommunications and your web page. As always, if you have any questions, reply to this email address or call me at 770-402-0087. Thanks For Your Efforts! Eddie … Read More

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UPDATE ON COVID-19 TESTING

Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia April 15, 2020 Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the current testing criteria to accommodate more testing of Georgia residents. Effective immediately, all symptomatic individuals will be eligible for COVID-19 testing. Health care workers, first responders, law enforcement and long-term care facility residents and staff will still be prioritized for testing regardless of whether they are or are not symptomatic. Referrals are still required, however, there are now two ways to be referred to a DPH specimen … Read More

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