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18th of February 2020

Keeping Current at the Capitol – Week of February 17, 2020

Legislative Budget Update  The Georgia General Assembly took time off to continue working through the budget from February 10-14. Read more on the process here. Overviews of state agency budgets conducted by the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute can be found for Department of Community Health and the Department of Public Health.  2020 HMHBGA Legislative & Policy Agenda The link […]


11th of February 2020

Keeping Current at the Capitol – Week of February 10, 2020

Legislative Budget Update This week (February 10-14) the Georgia General Assembly will be taking time off to continue working through the budget. It is expected that committees that are not related to the budget will not be meeting again until the week of February 17. Read more on the process here. Overviews of state agency budgets conducted […]


4th of February 2020

Keeping Current at the Capitol – Week of February 3, 2020

Maternal & Infant Policy Breakfast On January 29, HMHBGA hosted its 2020 Maternal and Infant Health Policy Breakfast, in collaboration with the March of Dimes. Attendees had a chance to hear from State policymakers about what they plan to tackle in the year ahead, and Georgia’s legislative leaders discussed what maternal and infant healthcare issues […]


21st of January 2020

Keeping Current at the Capitol – Week of January 21, 2020

Setting the Tone: Remarks from the Governor and Speaker of the House At Eggs and Issues, House Speaker David Ralston shared two key pieces of information during his speech.  One is that preventing maternal mortality will remain a priority of the House as they review the budget and legislation this session. The Speaker also shared […]


18th of December 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting Five

The fifth convening of the House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) was held December 3 from 1:30PM-3:00PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Chairman Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall (Forest […]


2nd of December 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting Four

The fourth convening of the House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) was held November 21 at 1:00-3:00PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Chairman Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall (Forest […]

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8th of November 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting Three

The third convening of the House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) was held November 7 at 1:00-3:00PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Chairman Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall (Forest […]

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5th of November 2019

HMHBGA 2020 Legislative & Policy Agenda

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is excited to announce the release of our 2020 Legislative & Policy Agenda. HMHMBGA is dedicated to working with key stakeholders and policymakers to promote sound maternal and infant health policies. During the 2019 legislative session we collaborated with partners and stakeholders to successfully advocate for the […]


18th of October 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting Two

The second convening of the House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) was held October 17 at 1:00PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Chairman Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall (Forest […]


20th of September 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting 1

The House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) convened for the first time September 19, 2019 from 1-3 PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Representative Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall […]

HMHBGA Staff