State House, Senate candidates discuss rural internet, health care and election systems at forum

State House, Senate candidates discuss rural internet, health care and election systems at forum

From the redandblack.com/athensnews – Athens Community Agenda hosted a forum for the community to meet and hear from state house and senate candidates on Oct. 15 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, which has hosted similar events in the past. Candidates included Bill Cowsert, incumbent District 46 State Senator and Senate Majority Leader, along with his Democratic challenger Marisue Hilliard. House …

Candidates Take Different Stands On Health Care At Chamber Forum

From Oconee County Observations RE: Oconee County and Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Candidate forum on Thursday, Oct 11 The three Republican state legislative candidates who spoke at the Oconee County and Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Candidate forum on Thursday night said they did not want the government involved in health care and that the market could provide solutions …

Candidates talk Medicaid, gun safety in political forum

From OnLineAthens RE: Oconee County and Athens Area Chamber of Commerce Candidate forum on Thursday, Oct 11 From OnLineAthens The forum brought eight of nine candidates for four seats in the state Legislature to a Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center auditorium to answer questions from moderator Tim Bryant of radio station WGAU and an audience of about 100 people. Bill …

Education Board Candidates Focus On Access; Legislative Candidates Differ On Issues

From Oconee Observations RE: Candidates Forum, University of North Georgia, Thursday, Oct 4 Fran Thompson and Andrea Wellnitz, seeking spots on the Oconee County Board of Education, told a packed room of citizens gathered for a candidate forum on Thursday night that they want the Board to be more transparent and more open to citizen input. Incumbents Kim Argo and …
EMILY’s List Endorses Marisue Hillliard

EMILY’s List Endorses Marisue Hillliard

EMILY’s List endorses Marisue Hilliard for Georgia State Senate! “Marisue Hilliard has worked her entire adult life to protect the environment,” said Geri Prado, senior director of state and local campaigns at EMILY’s List. “In the Georgia state Senate, she will be a powerful voice for protecting our natural resources and EMILY’s List is proud to endorse her.” For Immediate …