Walter Jones, one of Georgia’s most prolific journalists (who even had a stint here at IAG!) has been selected as the face and voice of Georgia’s new voting machines, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office announced Wednesday. Drama has swirled around the state’s voting processes in recent years, with claims of voter suppression and questions over ballot security necessitating a switch to a new, more secure system which includes paper ballots. Jones will be tasked with making sure voters, “learn about the new election system and understand its integrity.” A smart selection by Raffensperger’s office, for few could be better at clearly and succinctly educating Georgians on their new voting system that is so crucial to the state’s elections – the move has the state RISING…
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that the Ball Corporation will be constructing a new plant in Rome, bringing with it more than 180 jobs and an investment of over $200 million. The plant, which will produce aluminum cups, will be the company’s second in the area. For Rome and Floyd County as a whole, the big investment has the region RISING…
- House passes Hice’s Presidential Pension Reform bill
- Committee on Maternal Mortality hears about work being done across the state
- Debunking Ag Myths pt. 2: Snakes Aren’t Scary!
- Rome gets big investment
- Lawmakers hear testimony on casinos and gambling
- The 2020 Census and the dangers of under-counting