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Legislative Update

2021 Municipal Election Results

2021 Municipal Election Results

The results are in as municipal races across the state concluded yesterday evening. Gwinnett is home to 16 cities, most of any county in Georgia. Two city council races in Gwinnett will go into a run-off: Duluth City Council Post 4 and Suwanee City Council Post 5. City of Duluth residents will choose between Manfred Graeder and Brandon Odom while...

HB 426 sent to Governor Kemp’s desk

HB 426 sent to Governor Kemp’s desk

On Tuesday, June 23, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 426, commonly known as the Hate Crimes Bill, and it now heads to Governor Brian Kemp’s desk for signature. The bill enhances penalties to a person convicted of a crime based on the victim’s race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, mental disability, or physical disability. Among the...

Gwinnett Chamber Congratulates Congressman Hank Johnson – Recipient of the U.S. Chamber’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award

Gwinnett Chamber Congratulates Congressman Hank Johnson – Recipient of the U.S. Chamber’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award

We are nearly halfway into year 2020 and our nation has already faced a multitude of unprecedented challenges. The coronavirus pandemic alone has brought upon an economic recession resulting in a national unemployment rate as high as 14.4% and over a hundred thousand lives lost. As we navigate through these uncertain times, the need for strong leadership and meaningful solutions...

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