John Fredericks, formerly of the Atlanta area and now based in Richmond, Virginia with his successful John Fredericks Radio Network (JFRN), yesterday unveiled a new Atlanta talk radio station.read more
The Senate Higher Education Committee is considering proposed legislation that would create a joint study committee that would focus on strengthening Georgia’s future workforce. House Resolution 154 was presented to the committee Monday morning by Sen. Nan Orrock (D-Atlanta) but has bipartisan support with 40 Republican and Democrat co-signers.read more
The Georgia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccine dashboard yesterday reported 2,048,591 total vaccine doses administered statewide, accounting for 82.57 percent of the state’s received allocation. That means Georgia administered one million vaccines in just twenty five days.read more
Only days after an elections reform bill sponsored by Senate Pro Tem Butch Miller (R-Gainesville) that would create a Chief Elections Assistance Officer passed the Senate, members of the Senate Ethics committee will get their first look at an omnibus elections reform bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mike Dugan (R-Carrollton).read more
The state House of Representatives yesterday passed House Bill 218 which expands the ability of citizens to defend themselves and their families, both within Georgia and in other states, while ensuring Second Amendment rights remain protected during emergencies.read more
A bill that creates a tax credit for up to $1,000 for teachers who agree to work in targeted districts is headed for a vote in the Georgia House of Representatives. HB 32, sponsored by Dave Belton (R-Buckhead), sailed through the Ways and Means Committee Thursday afternoon, and is headed to the Rules Committee for placement on the House calendar for a full vote.read more
The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is fighting what it calls “an unprecedented assault” on Rebel monuments and memorials. Interestingly, its efforts are based on the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section 50-3-1 or the Monument Protection Act, which it seeks to further strengthen.read more
The Feb. 28th show opens with Republican and Democrat panelists clashing over GOP-led election reform legislation, especially photo ID requirements for absentee ballots, limits on absentee ballot drop boxes and reduced Sunday voting.read more
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State Rep. Kasey Carpenter, R-Dalton, presented the latest version of his legislation granting in-state college tuition for illegal aliens in the House Higher Education Committee last Friday. He was on Zoom from his car parked “on the side of the road” somewhere between the Gold Dome and Oklahoma. He was retrieving flour for one of his restaurants.