ATL to Hold Transit “District Downloads”

The Atlanta Region-Transit Link Authority (ATL), mandated by state law to provide coordinated transit planning and funding for metro Atlanta, will hold 10 evening community engagement sessions dubbed “District Downloads.” The goal: Inform taxpayers about the expensive...

Perdue Blocks Green Card Giveaway— For Now

Last week U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., temporarily and single-handedly blocked a vote on legislation allowing Indian nationals to effectively monopolize the U.S. green card visa system for at least a decade. “(W)e have some language that needs to be clarified,”...

Committee on Maternal Mortality gets to work

The House Study Committee on Maternal Mortality has started work on its charge to develop legislative strategies to decrease and prevent maternal deaths in Georgia. “We have seen some very alarming statistics concerning maternal mortality in Georgia,” said Rep. Chuck...

Beth Beskin Launches Ga. Supreme Court Campaign

It has been decades since there has been a contested Georgia Supreme Court seat, but now there will be three candidates vying for a seat being vacated by Justice Robert Benham. Veteran attorney and former state Rep. Beth Beskin yesterday told InsiderAdvantage she...

U.S. Mint honors Georgia’s secret garden

  In 1734, just two years after General James Oglethorpe founded Georgia as a British Colony, he established the continent’s first public agricultural experimental garden in the new city of Savannah.  The Trustees’ Garden, modeled after botanical...

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