From the Office of Representative LaDawn “LBJ” Blackett Jones
For immediate release
March 4, 2013
HOUSE BILLS PROGRESS REPORT
Representative Jones measures progress on house bills
As well documented in recent interviews and town hall meetings in debates about Georgia state legislation, Representative LaDawn “LBJ” Blackett Jones has demonstrated an urgency to block House Bills 170, 171 and 172 in order to maintain the strength of the constituents in her district. Representative Jones feels that the passing of these bills will significantly injure the rights of the constituents in her district.
In monitoring the progress of these bills, Representative LaDawn “LBJ” Blackett Jones has advocated for constituent support to contact the representatives proposing the bill asking them to consider other alternatives concerning the Homestead exemption, changing workers’ status in the Fulton County government and stopping the re-districting of representatives. Her hope is to have the issues stifled and perhaps tabled until a better compromise can be reached.
Freshman delegate LaDawn “LBJ” Blackett Jones has been actively engaged and very vocal in her disagreement with the proposed bills in recent speaking engagements and is hoping that her efforts will result in the bills faltering in the House of Representatives. “ It is important that we recognize the long term affects that these bills will have not only for one another but on our future” Representative Jones said. “These bills will severely prohibit progress for our future leaders and will lead to a weaker Fulton County moving forward.”
Representative Jones also plans to attend Pastors’ Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 5th at 10a to continue spreading the message about the bills, her proposals for ensuring the betterment of those in her district and other keynote objectives she looks to address in her time in office.
Representative Jones invites members to a town hall meeting on Tuesday evening at 7:00p at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church, 534 Fairburn Road, Atlanta, Ga 30331.
Peace and Blessings.
May God Bless You in Your Endeavors.