Thursday, February 22, 2018 Benita Dodd – Georgia Public Policy Foundation-

Benita Dodd is a journalism graduate of Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa, who immigrated to the United States in 1986. The Cobb County resident was an editorial writer and columnist for The Atlanta Journal Editorial Board and an editorial writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Editorial Board before joining the Georgia Public Policy Foundation as vice president in March 2003.

She leads the Foundation’s Environmental Initiative and is responsible for the Foundation’s communications. She is a member of the 2007 class of Leadership Georgia, a member of the American Enterprise Institute’s Leadership Network (class of 2015), and a faculty member of the Leadership Institute of Virginia.  She serves on the Political Science Advisory Board at Kennesaw State University, on the Board of Advisors for America’s Future Foundation Georgia, on the Board of Governors for the Georgia Charter Schools Association, and is a Policy Advisor for the Heartland Institute. She also served on the Board of Common Cause Georgia.

She addresses civic and leadership groups across Georgia on current issues and free-market solutions. She is a frequent contributor to newspapers, television and radio programs around the state and spent seven years providing free-market perspectives as a commentator on a weekly Atlanta Radio Korea program.

Georgia Tea Party public meetings are held

every 2nd and 4th Thursday

Come join us 7pm January 11th at:

799 Roswell Street NE Marietta, GA 30060

(Cobb GOP HQ offices – Directly across the street from Roswell Street Baptist Church)

 Americans for Prosperity  upcoming event:

When: Tuesday February 27th; 6:30PM

Where: AFP Field Office; 3850 Canton Road, Suite 1114, Marietta, GA 30066

Topic: Occupational Licensure Reform

Should you need permission to get up and go to work in the morning? Many would say no, but for millions of Americans they have to do just that through Occupational Licensing laws. Occupational licensing is a barrier to low income workers trying to create a better life for themselves and their families. Change is on the horizon though and there are many states looking to revise these barriers to opportunity. Learn why these laws are outdated and how we can make real change to help improve people’s lives

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