Cotton farmers aided by budget deal

Georgia’s cotton industry is second in the U.S. only to Texas, so aid from the Price Loss Coverage program found in the new budget deal signed by President Donald Trump last Friday could be a big win.  The move aids the state’s cotton farmers, who have had...

Perdue pushes Savannah Harbor project

On Wednesday U.S. Senator David Perdue took part in a Senate Budget Committee hearing regarding government spending on infrastructure projects, including one close to the hearts of Georgians – the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The Senator...

Budget cuts for CDC?

The White House’s proposed budget could spell bad news for the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control – early reports state that its funding could be cut by 12%, which is nearly $1 billion.  More bad news for the agency, which recently suffered a blow...

Two Georgians to compete in Winter Olympics

Atlanta has a long history when it comes to the Summer Olympics, but the Winter games?  Not so much.  The state is being represented though in Pyeongchang this year by a pair of bobsledders – Elana Meyers Taylor of Douglasville and Chris Kinney of Stockbridge. ...

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