Rep. Loudermilk Answers Data Breach Bill Critics

  U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., is fighting a wave of criticism– especially by well-known consumer advocate Clark Howard— for sponsoring legislation that hurts victims of credit reporting data breaches by placing a $500,000 cap on the punitive damages...

Contracting scandal surfaces in mayor’s race

  Atlanta City Council President (and mayoral candidate) Ceasar Mitchell knocked over a hornet’s nest when he called on term-limited Mayor Kasim Reed and Council colleagues to support a moratorium on approval of most contracts that begin services in 2018 so that...

Three-judge panel gives Ga. GOP a win

  A three-judge federal panel has narrowed a federal voting rights suit that accused the Republican-controlled Georgia legislature of unconstitutional racial and partisan gerrymandering in order to keep two state House of Representatives district under GOP...

State Lawmaker Resignations Trigger Elections

  Several resignations of Georgia GOP state lawmakers are creating open seats that will be on special election ballots in November. One senator stepping down to run for governor is Hunter Hill, who represents a section of east Cobb County and a portion of Sandy...

Clay Tippins Committee Forming for Governor’s Race

  Sources close to Atlanta businessman Clay Tippins confirm that his exploratory committee for governor will be established this week and that a finance committee is forming. The 44-year-old Republican– an executive vice president of Capgemini, a global...

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