HUGE for both education and transit! Dekalb schools will receive an additional $9.6M in funds, and Fulton schools will receive an additional $7M in funds. #HD80
State to fully fund K-12 education
Helpful information for Fulton County residents. #HD80 #FultonCounty
Fulton County has a new Guide to Homestead Exemptions to help homeowners understand what homestead exemptions are available to them. View the guide here: https://goo.gl/Prmskj
DeKalb County citizens—please be aware! #HD80
Today I qualified to continue to represent Georgia’s House District 80. It has been my honor to fight for our community’s voice to be heard on important issues taken up by the General Assembly. Yet there is much to be done, and I would be honored to have your support for another two years! #HD80 ... See more
Ever since being on The Georgia Gang and DeKalb County repeatedly being a topic of conversation (unfortunately never in a good way), I have been talking about a much-needed change in the county governance structure. The CEO position was tried, and ultimately failed, and it’s the citizens of Dekalb that have paid the price. This legislation is Part 1 of a 2-step process of getting Dekalb back on track by removing the CEO position from county governance at the end of the current CEO’s term, and preventing other counties from making the same mistakes. I have received bipartisan support from all over Dekalb County for this bill, and I encourage you to reach out to your Representative in support of this legislation. ... See more
Taking public comment on a House Bill 930, the regional transit bill! I’m proud to be a member of this Transportation Subcommittee getting this important bill. #HD80
The importance of transit is not news to Brookhaven, Sandy Springs, and Chamblee-- especially after the I-85 collapse-- but I'm excited to be taking part in the conversation on behalf of our community as we make real progress in regional transit. I am a proud co-sponsor of this monumental, bipartisan legislation and have been named to the House Transportation Subcommittee to review this bill and provide input as we work to craft the best transit policy for the State of Georgia. #HD80 #transit Should you have any thoughts or ideas regarding regional transit, please do not hesitate to email me at Meagan.Hanson@House.GA.Gov. ... See more
There are times when it’s right and proper to stop, look back at where we’ve been, and a...
I received a number of constituent emails asking me to support House Resolution 158, and I was happy to! Here’s a good article on the measure passed by the House today. #HD80
The Georgia House voted for a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow the Legislature to require fees go toward their intended purposes.
The 2020 Census is coming! Did you know that for each person in Georgia that is NOT accounted for, we lose approximately $1,339 in funding allocation? I am honored to have been appointed by Governor Deal to the Complete Count Committee, a committee established by executive order to develop and coordinate a Census outreach program to increase awareness of the Census and encourage all citizens to participate! We’re having our first, very informative meeting now! #HD80 ... See more
It was an honor to have Brookhaven’s Police Chief Gary Yandura with members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) at our Mental Day at the Capitol! Georgia is taking important actions to raise awareness of mental illness and is working to expand access to mental health services to our most vulnerable citizens, which includes students and children. This session, tackling Mental Health issues will be a top priority of the General Assembly, and I want to thank NAMI for kicking off this important policy discussion. #HD80 ... See more