Former state Rep. Joe Wilkinson may have retired from the legislature last year, but he has remained involved in one of the state’s fastest growing and most high profile industries.read more
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, who recently revealed that his own family has been impacted by the opioid crisis, is joining in on the fight against the epidemic that is devastating communities across the country — including Georgia.read more
U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, R-Ga., told the monthly Fulton County Republican Party breakfast at the Rivermont Golf and Country Club on Saturday that she is “100 percent in support” of the U.S. air strikes against Syrian chemical gas facilities.read more
Middle school students taking advanced courses will see a decrease in the number of tests they are required to take.read more
Aside from fully funding k-through-12th grade public education at a pre-recession level, the Georgia General Assembly also took a huge step during the 2018 session by passing House Bill 217. It expanded the decade-old successful tax credit scholarship program that serves nearly 14,000 students, while providing transparency and accountability for taxpayers.read more
More than 300 jobs and a $22.5 million investment are headed to south Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Taurus USA, a leading firearms manufacturer, plans to establish a firearms manufacturing plant in Bainbridge.read more
“World’s Busiest Airport” is quite the designation. Whether a traveler is merely strolling through the concourse and buying a chicken sandwich or the approximate $4 billion in cargo revenues, the Atlanta airport is the ultimate economic powerhouse.read more
A continuing look at the Atlanta City Hall bribery scandal, a ‘sick-out’ in DeKalb, and the tuition freeze for local colleges are among the topics of the day as The Georgia Gang’s panel debates.read more
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 concluded the first 100 days of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ administration. The first 100 days of any executive administration offers new leaders an opportunity to set the tone and the stage for the rest of their tenure, so there is no better time to check in on the status of Atlanta City Hall.
Georgia consistently ranks low among the states in all measures of health, especially in rural parts. As a freshman Senator with a special interest in health care legislation, I am happy to report that we had a few big successes in the health care arena this session. But there is a lot of work left to be done. Here are some issues that were covered:
When the 2018 General Assembly ended last week, pro-enforcement immigration activists and supporters of official English had no reason to celebrate. By my memory, along with 2012, this was one of only two years since 2006 that no legislation was passed to address the fact that Georgia has more illegal aliens than Arizona. “Historic” indeed.