Nan quits ALEC, calls it “radical” group with a “dangerous agenda.”

A state senator from Georgia, Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) has left the American Legislative Exchange Council, the controversial legislative organization better known as ALEC.  In a statement to the citizens’ action group Better Georgia, Orrock denounced the group, calling it “radical,” “dangerous” and accused it of “impeding democracy.” “As a member…

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Nan Stands Against Anti-immigrant Student Bill

The state Senate yesterday voted to pass Senate Bill 458, which would prevent undocumented students from attending any of Georgia’s 60 public colleges. Laws are on the books that already stop undocumented students from attending any colleges with a competitive application process (includes the top five state schools), as well…

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Nan Says “Bring Jobs Home to Georgia”

Democratic State Senator, Nan Orrock and State Representative Virgil Fludd were joined by labor leaders as they announced their renewed efforts to  “Bring Jobs Home”. Orrock says nothing is more American than creating jobs. “We believe Georgians and all Americans deserve better than to have our tax dollars supporting jobs…

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A Message From Nan About a Letter to the EPA

I have joined with legislators across America, fellow members of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, to send this letter to the Environmental Protection Agency, requesting that EPA finalize the national air quality standards for “soot” – a fine particulate pollution (known as PM2.5) that has been linked to asthma, heart disease, COPD,…

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