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Closer Look: New Ga. Reps; Spelman’s President; And More

Sam Park, left, and Brenda Lopez talk about their first few weeks as lawmakers.
Sam Park, left, and Brenda Lopez talk about their first few weeks as lawmakers.
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Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00:  Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves talks about concerns regarding President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration;
  • 9:09:  Dr. Mary Schmidt-Campbell, president of Spelman College talks about the first year of her presidency and how liberal arts colleges address current concerns about funding;
  • 23:35:  State Rep. Brenda Lopez, D-Norcross, and state Rep. Sam Park, D-Lawrenceville, talk about their first weeks at the state capitol and increasing diversity amongst lawmakers;
  • 36:44:  Sarah Owings, chair of the Georgia Alabama Chapter for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, talks about the impact of Trump’s travel ban.

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