New Laws on Local Contracting & Bid Opportunities

  InsiderAdvantage is still sifting through the many bills that passed into law during the 2019 General Assembly, and we found two underreported but important ones in the lucrative area of local government contracting and bids. H.B. 315 requires the disclosure,...

Kemp Bypasses Judge Backed by Open Borders Group

  DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez, a one-time board member and fundraiser with the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO), has been bypassed by Gov. Brian Kemp for a Stone Mountain Superior Court judgeship. Instead, the appointment goes...

Ga. Press Assn. Hears Supreme Court Contenders

  It has been decades since there has been a contested Georgia Supreme Court seat— but there’s one now and yesterday the Georgia Press Association convention at Jekyll Island heard from candidates Sara Doyle and John Barrow. Court of Appeals Judge Doyle is...

Atlanta Jail Closing a Good Idea?

  Even though Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to close the Atlanta City Detention Center, a move ratified by City Council, insiders hear rumblings that the move will put further pressure on the already-overcrowded Fulton County jail as well as translate...

Debate Over Judge Backed by Open Borders Group

  DeKalb County State Court Judge Dax Lopez was a longtime board member and fundraiser with the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) until he resigned under pressure when then-President Barack Obama nominated him for a federal judgeship....

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