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Month: February 2024

What Public Health Workers Have to Say About The State of Public Health In Georgia

Public health is the science of protecting and improving Georgians’ health and the health of our communities where we live, work, and play. Public health workers, agencies, and laws make it possible to track disease outbreaks, safely drink water from our faucets and eat at restaurants, and help community residents learn healthy behaviors and understand why some of us are more likely to experience poor health than others. 

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GHF legislative update: February 19

Legislative Update: Week 6

In this week’s update:

  • Thank you for showing up! 
  • Cover Georgia Advocacy Day: Feb. 26th 
  • Budget update
  • Legislation: workforce, workforce, workforce!
  • Advocacy events for your calendar
  • GHF’s got you covered this session!

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GHF legislative update: February 12

Legislative Update: Week 5

In this week’s update:

  • Action Alert: Ask Senate Judicary Committee members to vote “Yes” on HB 404 at today’s hearing! 
  • Budget update
  • Legislation GHF is keeping up with
  • Advocacy events for your calendar
  • GHF’s got you covered this session!

Action Alert: Before today’s hearing, urge committee members to support HB 404

Georgians deserve quality housing! 

The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear HB 404: Safe at Home Act  today at 4pm. Please call or email committee members and ask them to vote YES on HB 404, with no weakening amendments.

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GHF legislative update: February 5

Legislative Update: Week 4

In this week’s update:

  • Action Alert: Urge Senate Judicary Committee members to support HB 404!
  • GHF remembers Rep. Richard Smith
  • Legislation GHF is keeping up with
  • Advocacy events for your calendar
  • GHF’s got you covered this session!
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