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    to the online home of Pat Gardner, YOUR State Representative for Georgia House District 57 for 11 years. Proud to represent the "Heart and Soul" of Atlanta.

Recap of Religious Liberty Proposals

Georgia Religious Exemption Bills to-date  SB 129 – Georgia RFRA – Sen. McKoon (R – Columbus)  Broad language that would allow individuals and businesses to use religious views to ignore or avoid state and local laws. Legal experts agree that this could be used as an excuse to discriminate and passage of the law may …

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Budget Week in the General Assembly 2.2.16

Dear Friend, This second week of session is known as “Budget Week”. The joint House and Senate appropriations committees and subcommittees held hearings to begin the budget process. These joint budget hearings were to review Governor Nathan Deal’s budget proposals and begin crafting two budget bills: the Fiscal Year 2017 (FY2017) budget and the Amended …

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Redistricting Proposals at Liberty Plaza tomorrow

A Press Conference to talk about redistricting proposals will be held at 2pm at Liberty Plaza across from the State Capitol.   State Representative Pat Gardner (D-Atlanta) will be joined by Senator Elena Parent and Representative Mary Margaret Oliver.  Presentations from both the President of the League of Women Voters of the US, Elizabeth MacNamara and the …

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Proposed Redistricting Legislation

Rep. Pat Gardner Comments on Proposed Redistricting Legislation   ATLANTA – State Representative Pat Gardner (D-Atlanta) today commented on House Resolution 962 and House Resolution 963, legislation she recently pre-filed for the upcoming 2016 legislative session. Both resolutions address redistricting practices in Georgia through constitutional amendments. “ It is time to give the citizens the ability …

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September: What’s Happening in House District 57

     The General Assembly will convene on January 11, 2016.  Information and ideas you have will continue to be important to me and I hope to hear from you email (pat@patgardner.org)         or         phone (404) 656-0265        If you would like to receive weekly emails updates during the session, please send me an email …

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Dept of Transportation Minority Contractors

Our Representative on the GDOT Board requests input from minority and women-owned businesses concerning their experiences doing business or attempting to do business with GDOT. Receiving ample feedback from the community is crucial to this study’s success. Please email your experiences, comments and/or suggestions to GDOTStudy@gspclaw.com by September 28, 2015.  For more information,  Key_Nwsltr_Aug2015

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