Monday, President Donald Trump visited Georgia to view first-hand the devastation left behind by Hurricane Michael.read more
Businessman and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp, is calling for Democrat Lt. Governor nominee, Sarah Riggs Amico, to withdraw from the race after one of Amico’s businesses, Jack Cooper Transport Inc., was sued by 11 former employees claiming sexual harassment, racial discrimination and a hostile work environment. Cooper is a specialty transportation and logistics company.read more
Governor Deal announced on Friday that the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) is establishing an Aviation Academy at the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport.read more
InsiderAdvantage has learned that a five-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted in the girls’ bathroom by a boy who identifies as “gender-fluid” has triggered an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) into the Decatur, Georgia, school’s transgender bathroom policy.read more
Members of the Senate Public Safety, Health and Human Services and Judiciary Committees met this week to begin discussions on sex trafficking in the state, as well as public safety preparedness ahead of the upcoming Super Bowl in Georgia.read more
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and others in the Senate took a step yesterday to help ensure Georgians have more options for healthcare coverage.read more
On Wednesday, City of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, joined by other officials – including Department of Watershed Management Commissioner Kishia L. Powell, announced that the tunnel intended to join the future Bellwood Quarry reservoir, the Chattahoochee River and the Hemphill Water Treatment Plants has been completed.read more
The first Oct. 14th topic addresses the ravages of Hurricane Michael, the impact of $1 billion in crop damage and the teamwork that occured in the clean-up aftermath. Focus then turns to the tight governor’s race– three polls are discussed– as well as to the competitive congressional races involving incumbents Karen Handel and Rob Woodall.read more
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It’s election time and that means it’s also silly season. Georgia Democrats recently ran a campaign ad scorching Secretary of State Brian Kemp for failing to revoke the massage therapy license of a Georgia sex offender.
Despite the fact that “Charlie Bailey, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has used similar figures” on Sept. 14 the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s political blog scribes— led by Jim Galloway along with Greg Bluestein and Tamar Hallerman– piously defamed the Georgia Gang Investigators Association 2018 estimate of 71,000 gang members and associates operating in Georgia.
The government is no stranger to wasteful spending. In fact recently, Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway came under fire for purchasing a tricked-out 707 HP Dodge Charger Hellcat for a cool $70,000. The unnecessary acquisition was bankrolled through a troubling government tool called civil asset forfeiture.