The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, more commonly referred to as the Farm Bill, passed the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry by a tally of 20-1 last Friday and Georgia farmers are pleased with its contents.read more
Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Cartersville) appeared on Fox Business to discuss the North Korea Summit and the reaction around Capitol Hill. Of particular note – Loudermilk discusses why the ending of war games with South Korea will not hurt the U.S.’s military readiness, and why the Dems are wrong in their criticism of President Donald Trump.read more
The City of Atlanta may have avoided a lawsuit regarding the ongoing open records investigation at City Hall, but now it faces another – a class action suit brought forward on behalf of disabled residents under the Americans with Disabilities Act.read more
Several black and female Democrat candidates are not handling defeat well in the wake of Georgia’s May 22 primary, causing headaches for Democratic Party unity as it prepares for the fall election campaign. Some Democrats note this is especially undermining the party’s fragile white-black coalition.read more
Thanks to the efforts of U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), President Trump has approved roughly $85 million to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track this year.read more
Republican gubernatorial candidate Casey Cagle is pivoting from remarks made in a leaked audio recording that his support of private school tax credit legislation was “bad public policy” to undermine a political rival.read more
The first meeting of the Senate School Safety Study Committee was held Friday morning at North Springs High School in Sandy Springs.read more
On Saturday in Sandy Springs, the Atlanta suburb hosted the third annual “Food That Rocks” event. This year the event was held at the brand new Sandy Springs City Springs campus – a 14-acre mixed-use civic center that is also home to city hall.read more
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Editor’s Note: State Rep. Trey Kelley, R-Cedartown, is calling for the removal of liberal comedian Samantha Bee’s TBS television program “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.” The following is his letter to John Martin, chairman and CEO of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Georgia has had its fair share of odd alcohol regulations. While many of these were originally crafted to curb alcohol consumption, others existed to put butts in church pews rather than at sinful tailgates or mimosa-filled brunches.
During the 2018 session, the Georgia General Assembly fulfilled our constitutional duty and passed a record $26 billion Fiscal Year 2019 budget, House Bill 684, which is based on a state fund growth rate of 3.20 percent over Fiscal Year 2018 amended budget estimates. I am proud to say that the majority of the FY19 budget focused on education funding.