For nearly a decade, state Rep. Tyrone Brooks Sr. took donations from corporations and individuals, saying he wanted to help children learn to read, prevent crime and get African-Americans registered to vote.
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Rep. Tyrone Brooks
Birthplace: Washington, Ga.
Political Experience: Elected in 1980; serves on the Economic Development and Tourism, Governmental Affairs and Retirement committee. Formerly served on the House Appropriations Committee.
District: House District 63, which represents parts of Fulton and Douglas counties