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Rep. Stacey Abrams, Governing Magazine's 2014 Public Officials of the Year

Rep. Stacey Abrams, Governing Magazine's 2014 Public Officials of the Year

Every year since 1994, GOVERNING has honored individual state and local government officials for outstanding accomplishment by naming them Public Officials of the Year. Elected, appointed and career officials from any branch of state or local government are eligible. Our readers are invited to nominate individuals who have had a notable positive impact on their department or agency, community or state.

Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams Selected for The Root 100 List

Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams Selected for The Root 100 List Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams made her debut appearance on The Root 100 List at #11.

How the Republican Hold on the South Could Collapse

Newsweek

Henry L. Marsh III wanted to see President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in person because, at 79, he figured he might not live to see another black president elected. So the Virginia civil rights lawyer spent January 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C., witnessing a part of history he had dedicated his life to making possible. His presence at Obama’s inauguration, however, set off one of the dirtiest political maneuvers in recent history.