Freshman legislator-elect Meagan Hanson is focused largely on fixing traffic issues in House District 80 after defeating Democrat incumbent Taylor Bennett by a few hundred votes.

Hanson campaigned on lower taxes, traffic and school choice. After the election, she said those remain her issues, but she appeared particularly attuned to traffic.

“With four MARTA stations in House District 80 and yet still tons of traffic, my number one concern is transportation,” she said.“ I plan to delve right in to see what the General Assembly is doing to address the transportation needs of the State but specifically Brookhaven, Sandy Springs and Chamblee.” 

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