Georgia’s graduation rate has reached an all-time high — jumping from 80.6 percent in 2017 to 81.6 percent in 2018. Beyond that, 74 of the state’s school districts recorded 2018 graduation rates at or above 90 percent.read more
Ideally, late September ahead of a November election would not be the best time to schedule a new primary vote. Ideally, voters from a different district would not vote in the wrong representative’s district. Ideally.read more
On Monday, the Atlanta City Council held a public comment period ahead of a possible vote on the development plan for the Gulch. It quickly became apparent that a vote was not likely. And the public comments were less than supportive.read more
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s 8 for 18 initiative has earned it national honors. The Council of State Chambers, (COSC) named the Georgia Chamber of Commerce the 2018 State Chamber of Year at its annual award ceremony held in New Orleans, Louisiana.read more
The biggest item to come out of the state legislature this past session was almost certainly the transit bill that ultimately passed in the last hours of the final day.read more
Georgia’s top elected official has endorsed former Republican State Representative Geoff Duncan in his bid for lieutenant governor.read more
Come next January, the government of the state of Georgia will see a lot of turnover. A new governor, new lieutenant governor, new secretary of state, and besides all those, there may be significant turnover in the legislature.read more
U.S. Sen. David Perdue (R) made an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday morning to talk about his frustrations with Congress’s failure to fully fund the government on time, Democrat obstruction, and the latest on the Kavanaugh confirmation process.read more
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As we reflect on the Georgia Lottery Corp.’s 25th anniversary this year, I would like to pause to share with readers that the state of your Georgia Lottery is incredibly strong. Since its inception in 1993, it has returned more than $19.8 billion to the state for education. On average, the Georgia Lottery raises more than $3 million every day for the HOPE Scholarship program and Pre-K program. Indeed, there have been more than 3.4 million students who have benefited from these two programs.
It’s no secret that the state of Georgia is the transportation hub of the Southeast. Atlanta was founded as the terminus of the Western and Atlantic railroad and the state’s transportation leadership legacy is clear: we now boast the world’s busiest airport; the 4th busiest port in the U.S.; the largest rail network in the Southeast; and the 12th largest air cargo hub in North America.
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers!”
Dick Butler’s plan of action as revealed in Shakespeare’s play “King Henry IV” provides a humorous yet poignant reminder that insurrections begin with subverting the rule of law.