Thanks to new member Craig Lutz, the Hall County Elections Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to rescind an April vote to adopt new Spanish language ballots for county and state elections. The panel’s two Democrats voted against rescinding, and newcomer Lutz joined a fellow Republican panelist and the independent chairman to vote for repeal.read more
Georgia’s right-to-life movement and its religious faith-based political allies are gearing up for the annual “Georgia March for Life” in Atlanta this Friday. Organizers say they intend to demonstrate activist support as well as to urge supporters to contact their state lawmakers about their agenda.read more
At the first of this year, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next step for developing the National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program (National OCS Program) for 2019-2024.read more
State School Superintendent Richard Woods describes the State of Education in Georgia as “good and continually improving.”read more
At Eggs and Issues last Wednesday, Governor Deal covered a range of issues. One of those issues was the Rainy Day Fund – it’s depletion during the height of the recession and Deal’s work in building it back up.read more
Thanks to new member Craig Lutz, the Hall County Elections Board is set to vote tomorrow on whether to ratify or reject bilingual ballots — a move opposed by liberal groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia.read more
Will Georgia’s legislators be called in for a special session regarding Amazon?read more
As Governor Deal gave his State of the State address last week, one of the notable mentions during his speech was First Lady Sandra Deal. The governor was emotional as he spoke about her work with schools and how much she has impacted him.read more
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There are only four short months left to go until voters head to the polls to decide on their Republican and Democratic gubernatorial candidates.
Recent headlines read of record stock market gains and the lowest unemployment levels in years. As these things are happening, Cobb County’s tax digest is the highest ever. Yet Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce is saying the county doesn’t have the money it needs to pay for the facilities and services it provides and needs raise taxes to meet its commitments.
One of the greatest challenges of raising kids is discerning when to give them more responsibility and when to have a “come to Jesus” meeting because they have gotten “too big for their britches.” As a cotton farmer following the Monsanto-Bayer merger, I recognize the telltale signs of a child that needs to be reined in a bit. As an economist, I see that Monsanto already exhibits monopolistic behavior, and they receive profits on virtually every bag of cotton seed sold in the U.S.