Willis Named Chair of Troutman Sanders Strategies

Prominent Atlanta attorney and lobbyist Robb Willis has been named the new chairman of Troutman Sanders Strategies.  His extensive experience has distinguished him as a leader representing clients’ interests ranging from technology and taxation to telecommunications...

Abrams ponders 2020 run

Last week former Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams was in Washington D.C. to meet with party leaders, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to discuss a potential 2020 run against Sen. David Perdue (R-GA).  Fresh off a close defeat to...

Former Reed aide sentenced

On Monday Katrina Taylor-Parks, the deputy chief of staff to former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, was sentenced to two years in prison for her role in the bribery scandal that has engulfed City Hall.  Taylor-Parks, who was found to have accepted bribes from vendors in...

Ralston supports entertainment industry

Much has been written here and elsewhere on Georgia’s booming film industry, and state leaders want to make sure it doesn’t leave any time soon.  On Wednesday House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) announced the creation of the House Working Group on...

Traveler takes gun through Hartsfield-Jackson

In a story that garnered national headlines over the weekend, a traveler was found to have taken a firearm through security at Hartsfield-Jackson, onto a Delta flight, and across the world to Japan before the weapon was discovered.  TSA authorities have said the gaffe...

Dalton – America’s least educated city

A new study from content creator Visually lists Dalton, Georgia as the nation’s least educated city.  Only 13% of residents have a bachelor’s degree (or more), while 35% lack even a high school diploma, the highest such rate in the U.S.  There are surely...

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