Georgia Conservancy eyes environmental legislation

  With the 2021 legislative session underway, advocacy groups from a variety of areas turn their eyes to the Gold Dome to either push for new rules or laws, or perhaps to guard against new ones. One of these groups includes conservation advocates, and not just of...

Kemp, Woods announce bonus for Georgia teachers 

Among the other news from the State of the State yesterday morning from Gov. Brian Kemp was the announcement of a one-time $1,000 bonus payment for Georgia every K-12 teacher and staff member in the state.    “In a day and age where so much is thrown at those...

Legislators get set for pressure-filled session

  The Georgia General Assembly meets today to kick off what could be a tense legislative session. Despite the runoff success of Democrats last Tuesday, Republicans still hold both chambers at the Gold Dome. There were some gains for Democrats in the fall, but not...

Atlanta Mayor makes moves on crime issue

  It’s no surprise that crime is one of the biggest issues facing Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. And she’s getting criticism from both those who want to see a crackdown on crime and those who want to see concrete police reforms, particularly after the death...

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