Atlanta Police Foundation CEO David Wilkinson predicts crime will go up if police salaries aren’t significantly raised, more officers aren’t hired and put on the streets and more and better resources aren’t provided.read more
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation earlier this week released new data on the 2018 statewide drug trends in Georgia. The information represents the law enforcement seizures tested by the Crime Lab in the first few months of the year.read more
As InsiderAdvantage was the first news outlet to report on Sunday, Gov. Nathan Deal yesterday finally acceded to weeks of pressure and endorsed the Republican gubernatorial candidacy of Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle for the July 24th runoff election against Secretary of State Brian Kemp.read more
Fulton County Commission Chairman Rob Pitts on Monday joined with the Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA), Buckhead Life Restaurant Group and members from the Sex Trafficking Task Force to announce their next steps in the fight against sex trafficking.read more
Gubernatorial candidates Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp met again on Sunday in a debate ahead of the runoff vote just 8 days away. Some familiar themes and topics got a lot of mentions – a certain recording of course – but there were some others under discussion that are worth a closer look.read more
State School Superintendent Richard Woods and State Librarian Julie Walker recently sent a letter to Macon-Bibb County Board of Commissioners urging them to reverse their decision to eliminate funding for public libraries.read more
InsiderAdvantage has confirmed from numerous sources that Gov. Nathan Deal will endorse Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, perhaps as early as Monday, in the Republican gubernatorial runoff. The word started to spread among Cagle intimates from at least four different regions of the state late in the day on Saturday.read more
State Rep. Micah Gravley (R-Douglasville) and state Sen. Matt Brass (R-Newnan) will co-chair the Joint Study Commission on Low THC Medical Oil Access.read more
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It is understandable if a voter thinks that the only statewide runoff scheduled for next week is to choose the Republican nominee for governor. Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp have each raised millions of dollars that they are spending freely on television ads. Although overshadowed by the GOP gubernatorial contest, there are two other statewide nominations to be decided on the Republican side and one for Democrats to sort out on July 24.
There is a better way to strengthen Georgia’s families and keep our children safe, and all roads lead to Hope. Let me explain.
Last week I joined U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, members of Congress, and officials from throughout the metro Atlanta region as the Secretary announced millions of dollars for 17 miles of managed lanes along Georgia 400.