In a normal year the Georgia Chamber’s “Eggs and Issues” program serves as a bellwether for the legislative session ahead.  This year, gone fully virtual, the program was a bit muted as lawmakers kept their cards close to the vest, perhaps unsurprising given the current political climate.

“I’m not sure that during the middle of a pandemic is the best time to undertake substantial changes,” sad Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), pointing to a legislative session that will be about maintaining stability and looking ahead rather than shaking things up.  In that vein none of the main speakers – Gov. Brian Kemp, Lt. Gov,. Geoff Duncan, and Ralston – hit much on the issue of election security, which was the topic du jour heading into the session. 

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