Medicaid expansion: dollar waster or moral imperative?

Episcopal Bishop Rob Wright joined with approximately 75 protesters, including several Atlanta clergy members, in a Medicaid expansion rally outside the Governor's Mansion on W. Paces Ferry Road Monday, April 7, 2014. Protesters were calling on Gov. Nathan Deal to expand Medicaid services in the state. KENT D. JOHNSON / KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

Episcopal Bishop Rob Wright joined with approximately 75 protesters, including several Atlanta clergy members, in a Medicaid expansion rally outside the Governor’s Mansion on W. Paces Ferry Road Monday, April 7, 2014. Protesters were calling on Gov. Nathan Deal to expand Medicaid services in the state. Photo KENT D. JOHNSON…

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Public Education is Critical to Economic Security for Families

By Senator Nan Orrock, republished from MomsRising.org Americans have long seen education as a path to economic prosperity. As a Georgia State Senator and Leadership Chair of Progressive States Action’s Public Education Working Group, I work with fellow state legislators, families, educators, and advocates to battle education budget cuts year…

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District 36 Cookout with Former Falcons

Join former Atlanta Falcon linebacker Dewey McClain and some of his former Falcon teammates for a free hotdog cookout and town hall meeting on Saturday, April 12 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the CWA Local 3204 Union Hall at 279 Logan St., Atlanta. Meet Senator Nan Orrock and…

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Impatient for Justice

University of Mary Washington Magazine profiles Senator Nan Orrock in their recent issue: Impatient for Justice Equal rights visionary took unpopular stand Just about every college student finds one person who shines through the crowd and influences classmates for the good. For me, that person was Nan Grogan. When I…

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Join us for a Campaign Reception

You Are Cordially Invited to a Reception in Support of  Senator Nan Orrock Monday, April 21, 2014 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Manuel’s Tavern 602 North Highland Ave. NE Atlanta, GA $250 requested guest contribution. Sponsorship Levels: $2,500 Gold $1,000 Silver $500 Bronze R.S.V.P. (404) 873-3600 or stephen@theoblandergroup.com Contribute Online…

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2014 Legislative Session Update

EDUCATION – Troublingly, a small group of state leaders are making sweeping moves that affect education across our state. Since 2002, education spending has been cut by $8 billion in Georgia, crippling our schools while furloughing and laying off teachers. I stand with Jason Carter to prioritize education spending, separating…

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Democratic Women Senators Battle Radical Bill

The Georgia Senate approved a controversial bill to prohibit abortion coverage in the State Health Benefit Plan.  The bill also bans abortion coverage from policies under a federal healthcare exchange that Georgians can participate in under the Affordable Care Act. The State Department of Community Health already blocked abortion coverage…

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