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U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams: The GOP is Voting to Roll Back Our Freedoms. Women in Georgia Deserve Better.

Those of us in government are charged with one mission above all others: securing and protecting the freedoms of those we serve. Leaders like my friend, mentor, and predecessor Congressman John Lewis dedicated their lives fighting not just to preserve those freedoms, but to expand them, so that they could encompass each and every American – no matter their race, sexuality, background, or zip code.
GEORGIA STATE
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Rep. Nikema Williams to address Clayton businesswomen at Arts Clayton

U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-5) is scheduled to address The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Women in Business Luncheon on Thursday, May 26 at Arts Clayton in downtown Jonesboro. Victoria Williamson says the sold-out event has been moved up half an hour to 11 a.m., due to forecasted...
JONESBORO, GA
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Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Colleagues, Introduce the Time Off to Vote Act

Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Colleagues, Introduce the Time Off to Vote Act. Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) helped introduce the Time Off to Vote Act, legislation that would require employers to give their workers paid time off to vote in federal elections. In Georgia, employers are only required to give a maximum of two hours of time off to vote, but none if polls are open two consecutive hours before or after a worker’s shift.
GEORGIA STATE
Atlanta Daily World

Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Colleagues, Introduce the Time Off to Vote Act

Congresswoman Nikema Williams, Colleagues, Introduce the Time Off to Vote Act. Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) helped introduce the Time Off to Vote Act, legislation that would require employers to give their workers paid time off to vote in federal elections. In Georgia, employers are only required to give a maximum of two hours of time off to vote, but none if polls are open two consecutive hours before or after a worker’s shift.
GEORGIA STATE
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Congresswoman Nikema Williams Joins Lawmakers To Propose “Clean Slate” Student Debt Relief

ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Millions of student loan borrowers will feel the crushing blow of high monthly payments after August 31. This comes after President Joe Biden extended the pause on federal student loan payments on April 5. Lawmakers, including Congresswoman Nikema Williams (D-Dist. 5), have proposed another way to bring relief to borrowers.
GEORGIA STATE
Atlanta Daily World

Congresswoman Nikema Williams Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana at the Federal Level

Congresswoman Nikema Williams Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana at the Federal Level. Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) voted to pass the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE Act), legislation that will decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, retroactively expunge previous convictions and more. Congresswoman Williams said:. “Decriminalizing marijuana is a step...
GEORGIA STATE
Atlanta Daily World

Congresswoman Nikema Williams Introduces Legislation to Give Local Communities More Control Over Improving Their Quality of Life

Congresswoman Nikema Williams Introduces Legislation to Give Local Communities More Control Over Improving Their Quality of Life. Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) introduced The Negating Neighborhood Noise Act, bipartisan legislation that would give local communities more control over improving their quality of life. Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4) and Don Bacon (NE-2) co-led the legislation.
ATLANTA, GA
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Rep. Nikema Williams and Others Write Letter to Biden

Top of the morning, and Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome to Your AM Rundown, where you’ll get updates on local news to start the day. In 400 words or less, we will bring you up to speed on both top stories and other developments you might’ve missed. Here’s what to know for today:
MISSOURI STATE
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Congresswoman Nikema Williams to deliver TSU’s fall commencement address Nov. 20

U.S. Congresswoman Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) will be the commencement speaker when Tennessee State University holds its fall graduation ceremony on Saturday, November 20. More than 700 undergraduate and graduate students will receive degrees in various disciplines. The commencement will be held in a hybrid format, with the live ceremony in the Gentry Complex, where U.S. Rep. Williams will address the graduates, and the entire program streamed online for those who cannot attend in person.
TENNESSEE STATE