ATLANTA – State Representative Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) was recently named by Johnson & Johnson as its 2022 Georgia Legislator of the Year. Douglas was selected for his bipartisan legislative efforts to lower the cost of prescription drug prices. “I am honored to receive this award from Johnson & Johnson, and I appreciate their partnership on [...]
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The Georgia House of Representatives reconvened for Legislative Day 28, otherwise known as Crossover Day, on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Crossover Day is always one of the longest days of the entire session as it is the last day for legislation to pass out of its chamber of origin and still be eligible to become [...]
On March 8, I qualified to run for a sixth term as your state representative for the 78th district. I want to take this time to thank you for all of your support! I would be honored to have your continued support as I represent you Under the Gold Dome as a member of the [...]
Dear House District 78, The session has ended. I wish I could write to you today and say that only the good bills passed. While we had many bills pass that are helpful to Georgians, we did see the uglier side. At this time, I would like to remind everyone that while several bills did [...]
ATLANTA – State Representative Demetrius Douglas (D-Stockbridge) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide financial resources for families who incurred funeral expenses for a loved one who has died as a result of COVID-19 last year. “Families in Clayton and Henry counties are already facing incredible loss during the pandemic, and [...]
Dear House District 78, These last few weeks have been eventFUL. We started this month debating voter suppression, and last week we sent over 60 bills and resolutions to the Senate. This past Monday was day 28, also known as Crossover Day. This is a decisive deadline for the House and Senate as this is [...]
Dear House District 78, I hope everyone was able to share and celebrate the day of love safely! The last two weeks have been very busy under the gold dome! Committees are starting to hear more and more bills, and we have begun to vote on the Floor. Amended 2021 Budget We passed the Amended [...]