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
Calling it a “a bold step in the right direction,” Republican nominee for Governor Brian Kemp unveiled his plan for a patient-centered health system in Georgia Wednesday outside Cook Medical Center in Adel, during a stop on his five-day bus tour across the state.read more
The Nov. 6 election is only 33 days away and InsiderAdvantage is told that plans are underway for President Donald Trump to travel to Georgia sometime this month to hold one or more of his signature mass rallies to support Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp. They will be scheduled to especially boost GOP voter turnout outside of Atlanta.read more
The third meeting of the Senate Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Operations and Authority Creation Study Committee finally saw the 13 member committee begin to get to the heart of the issue at hand – why the airport needs, or doesn’t need, new management.read more
The school year will get a later start in the City of Atlanta next year, and soon that may be the norm statewide.read more
InsiderAdvantage has learned that U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos will visit the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta tomorrow for a tour and luncheon hosted by University System of Georgia Regent Dean Alford.read more
City of South Fulton Chief Prosecutor and City Solicitor LaDawn Jones has come under fire for offering $50 off citations for individuals in exchange for them registering to vote ahead of Tuesday’s deadline.read more
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There’s a crisis of transparency in ambulance services in Georgia, where lax standards allow private providers to profiteer off of patients and taxpayers at the expense of good government.
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.