The Senate Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Operations and Authority Creation Study Committee met for the fourth and final time Thursday, and finally City of Atlanta officials had their chance to argue for why the world’s busiest airport should remain under their purview. The original date for the committee’s recommendation was set for December 1st, but was pushed back due to last month’s special session.read more
While the $867 Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, H.R.2, known as the Farm Bill, passed the House and Senate earlier this week with strong bi-partisan support, three Republican Congressmen from Georgia opposed it — U.S. Reps. Buddy Carter (R-1st District), Jody Hice (R-10th District) and Barry Loudermilk, (R-11th District).read more
Sports fans beware… Atlanta will soon be host to the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl and Super Bowl LIII. Both games are expected to be sellouts, and Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr warns Georgia consumers that this provides an opportunity for ticket scams through the sale of fake, void or stolen tickets.read more
U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) kicked off the week by hosting a roundtable in Atlanta, bringing together Georgia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities and state business leaders to discuss the state’s future workforce.read more
Any talk of a blue wave will have to wait until 2020 as the GOP won the pair runoffs Tuesday, completing a sweep of statewide elections in the midterms.read more
The Southside of Atlanta has long been a target for community activists in Atlanta who have seen much of the city boom over the past twenty years but feel that region is being left behind.read more
In her dedication to early reading and literacy, First Lady Sandra Deal has visited schools in all 159 counties across the state. Last week while visiting The Academy Child Development Center in Oakwood, Georgia’s First Lady marked her 1,000th school visit since Gov. Nathan Deal took office in 2011.read more
With less than a month before he is sworn in as Georgia’s 83rd governor, Governor-elect Brian Kemp headed up to Washington D.C. Thursday to meet with some very high profile Republican officials.read more
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Today marks 15 days since the fraught midterm elections of 2018. Though the race was not decided that night, on November 16th Stacey Abrams officially ended her run for governor against Brian Kemp, who will serve as the 83rd Governor of Georgia beginning on January 14th.
On October 10, 2018, a category 3 hurricane moved across southwest Georgia, one of the most important areas of our state for agriculture and forestry. As we know, this storm devastated a part of our state in ways we have never seen before, and some have called it “the largest timber catastrophe in our nation’s history”.
Innocent Georgians are going to jail because of a faulty police field test. In fact, not long ago, Doraville police officers pulled over two Ghanaian newlyweds, Simon Cofie and Clarice Daku, because their license plate was obscured.