Sen. Emanuel Jones Visits China to Discuss Partnership on Regional Healthcare

ATLANTA (June 17, 2015) |  Last month, Sen. Emanuel Jones (D- Decatur), President of Gusi Peace Prize International,  traveled to Hong Kong and mainland China.  Sen. Jones was joined by Ambassador Barry Gusi, Chairman of Gusi Peace Prize International, as they visited various sites and universities to discuss opportunities for improving regional healthcare in both the United States and China. Continue reading “Sen. Emanuel Jones Visits China to Discuss Partnership on Regional Healthcare”

State Senate Passes Legislation Defining Class B Felonies Pertaining to School Children

ATLANTA (March 13, 2014) |  Sen. Emanuel Jones (D- Decatur), Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council,  led the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 141 through the State Senate. SB 141 provides that a violation of the Georgia criminal statute relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones by a juvenile will only be considered a Class B designated felony if the act involves a firearm or any weapon together with an assault. Continue reading “State Senate Passes Legislation Defining Class B Felonies Pertaining to School Children”

Sen. Emanuel Jones to Receive Atlanta Business League’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award

ATLANTA (April 3, 2014) | Sen. Emanuel Jones (D- Decatur), Chairman of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council, has been named the Atlanta Business League’s 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year.  He has been recognized as an outstanding minority business owner who is a proven leader, evidenced by his savvy business tactics, tenacity to succeed, financial success and commitment to community service. Continue reading “Sen. Emanuel Jones to Receive Atlanta Business League’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award”