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Mary Margaret Oliver Oral History Interview 1993 May 6

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Creator: Oliver, Mary Margaret, 1948-
Kuhn, Cliff
Maclachlan, Gretchen
Title: Mary Margaret Oliver Oral History Interview 1993 May 6
Date: 1993 May-6
Description: Local identification number: Oliver, MM_19930506_(P1993-05)

Mary Margaret Oliver (b. 1948) served in the Georgia House of Representaives from 1987-1993 and has served in the Georgia Senate from 1993 to the present.

Among topics discussed: Early legislative career; House Judiciary Committee; early work as lobbyist; House-Senate study committee on child protection services; Workers' Compensation Committee; Transportation Committee; Chatahoochee Forest land line case; Public Service Commission; anti-stalking legislation; Pierre Howard's child abuse package; Oliver's leadership role in legislature; Appropriations Committee; comparison of debate style in the House and Senate; victim impact statement; gun legislation; Sonny Watson; domestic violence; mandatory arrest; Marion Pope's DUI; Operation Rescue; differences between House and Senate stalking bills; Georgia Alliance for Children; Oliver's letter to Atlanta Journal; CPG; conflicts over PSC legislation; Mack Barber; impact of growth of Republican representation in legislature; Welfare Reform, Senate Bill #26; Medicaid; co-payment issue; state flag issue; Wayne Garner; Pierre Howard; flag referendum issue; evolution of women's caucus.

Subjects: Child welfare | Firearms--Law and legislation--Georgia | Gun control--Georgia | Medicaid | Georgia Public Service Commission | Howard, Pierre | Oliver, Mary Margaret, 1948- | Georgia. General Assembly. Senate | Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives
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Related Materials: Southern Labor Archives Collection | Oliver, Mary Margaret, Interviewed by Clifford Kuhn & Gretchen Malcachlan, 6 May 1993, P1993-05, Series N. Legislative Oral History Project (P2000-09), Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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