Thanks to new member Craig Lutz, the Hall County Elections Board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to rescind an April vote to adopt new Spanish language ballots for county and state elections. The panel’s two Democrats voted against rescinding, and newcomer Lutz joined a fellow Republican panelist and the independent chairman to vote for repeal.read more
Georgia’s right-to-life movement and its religious faith-based political allies are gearing up for the annual “Georgia March for Life” in Atlanta this Friday. Organizers say they intend to demonstrate activist support as well as to urge supporters to contact their state lawmakers about their agenda.read more
Thanks to new member Craig Lutz, the Hall County Elections Board is set to vote tomorrow on whether to ratify or reject bilingual ballots — a move opposed by liberal groups including the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia.read more
Will Georgia’s legislators be called in for a special session regarding Amazon?read more
Only hours after his final State of the State address Thursday, Governor Nathan Deal released his budget recommendations to the General Assembly for the amended current and upcoming fiscal years.read more
Governor Deal is not generally known for soaring, dramatic oratory. At Eggs and Issues on Wednesday, he may have stepped on his own jokes a couple times and got caught up occasionally. However, soaring oratory is not the only thing that can lead to a memorable speech. On Thursday during the State of the State, Deal delivered a memorable speech.read more
Issues involving rural Georgia have been on the minds of Georgia lawmakers for the past several months. Many have long spent hours and hundreds of miles traveling across the rural counties of the state, stressing their focus on rural areas and looking for ways to ensure more reliable Internet connectivity, innovative economic development initiatives, improved healthcare opportunities, and better infrastructure.read more
As Governor Deal gave his State of the State address last week, one of the notable mentions during his speech was First Lady Sandra Deal. The governor was emotional as he spoke about her work with schools and how much she has impacted him.read more
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As with every year, the second Monday in January marked the beginning of Georgia’s legislative session. This is part two of the 2017-2018 regular session, which means bills that were introduced last year but did not make it over the finish line will have the opportunity to become law again. We will no doubt still see plenty of new bills introduced, but there is one key difference between last year and this year.
Most thinking Georgians will no doubt agree that only illegal aliens require classification as “deferred action on deportation” or who may be under deportation orders from the federal government.
Last week, media consultant and public relations expert Jeff Dickerson announced he would be stepping down as a regular panelist on Georgia Gang after 30 years on the program. As one of the more liberal members of the program, he would often get into heated discussions with conservatives Phil Kent and host Dick Williams, providing a much-needed perspective alongside the other liberal series regular, Alexis Scott.