It was two years ago when InsiderAdvantage was the first to report that the Georgia Lottery Corp. questioned the legality of fantasy sports games in Georgia. Its Sept. 23, 2016 letter to the nation’s two major fantasy sports companies questioned what “legal authority” they had to “independently operate fantasy sports games within the state of Georgia pursuant to Georgia law.”read more
Getting down to crunch time in the legislative session and a few items are still up in the air. There are four days left so committees are clearing the decks and holding final meetings on legislation as time runs out for it to hit the floor. One such bill is Senate Bill 403, the bill that would update Georgia’s voting technology and machines.read more
While some critics have accused Georgia Power of being late to the game when it comes to pushing for renewable energy options, the utility has made a major push to increase its presence in the solar power market – and it is well ahead of schedule.read more
It’s not exactly Amazon HQ2, but there is a little sweepstakes developing for cities in winning the location for a new initiative from the U.S. Army.read more
Yesterday Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the city’s purchase of a $26 million stretch of land from railroad company CSX that will form the Southside Trail, a 4.5 mile stretch that will link the Eastside and Westside portions of the Atlanta BeltLine.read more
Headed into the home stretch of the legislative session, a whirlwind look from Wednesday:read more
State Representative Jan Jones (R-Milton), Speaker Pro-Tempore of the Georgia House of Representatives, joined Senator John Albers (Roswell) and Senator Fran Millar (Atlanta) in announcing passage of several bills that would provide North Fulton homeowners extensive protections against property tax reassessments.read more
Georgia’s annual ‘Small Business Week’ was kicked off Monday at Midtown’s famous Fox Theatre where economic development professionals and small business owners gathered to celebrate the state’s 2018 ‘Small Business Rock Stars.’read more
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This week, I along with a group of other dedicated educators and charter school leaders, made time to attend the Senate Education and Youth Committee Hearing to share our story and express our support for House Bill 787. Due to time constraints, we did not get the opportunity to speak before the committee, so while some of us will be back next Monday, March 19, I wanted to take this opportunity to share my perspective on behalf of the 1,000+ members of the Coweta Charter Academy community.
From the world’s busiest airport to the fastest growing container port in America, Georgia leads the nation in moving people and goods. That didn’t happen by accident.
Since the election of the current American president, people have been speculating about the potential for a resurgence of Democratic victories throughout the country. So far, that theory has proven largely true, with Democrats outperforming in the majority of states that have held special elections since the president’s inauguration. The predictive power of special elections is highly questionable, of course, but it does provide a sense of the mood of the electorate.