A group of state lawmakers are coming out in support of President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Armed Forces and intelligence agencies on a recent military operation that resulted in the death of Qasem Soleimani.read more
On Tuesday, the Atlanta City Council moved forward with legislation that would amend the city’s charter and create an Office of Inspector General.read more
Teetotalers. Abraham Lincoln was one. George W. Bush became one. President Trump is as well, likely one of few things he shares with his possible eventual-opponent Joe Biden.read more
The announcement by District 2 Cobb County Commissioner Bob Ott that he won’t seek re-election this year further stirs the political pot in Georgia’s third largest county.read more
For a little more than two years, Eric Thomas has served as Georgia’s chief turnaround officer — charged by legislation to turn around the state’s chronically failing schools.read more
In a packed Joint Session in the Gold Dome’s House chamber, Governor Brian Kemp delivered the annual State of the State address on Thursday.read more
Georgia’s foster care system should be a hot topic among state lawmakers during this session of the General Assembly that kicked off Monday morning. Both Governor Brian Kemp and Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan have begun laying out their plans for revamping foster care in the state.read more
Democrat consultant and former congressional candidate Bobby Kaple appears as a substitute panelist, and joins the four Gang regulars in debating various hot-button General Assembly bills.read more
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Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a $28.1 billion budget proposal Thursday that would set a new record for state spending in fiscal 2021 despite the air of fiscal uncertainty surrounding this year’s General Assembly session.
Your New Year’s lead article on U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., forces me to make at least one point. In fact, I was already working on bumper stickers reading “Send McBath Back to Tennessee, Send Handel to Congress.”
On Jan. 10, in this space, attorney Bill Black proposed that our new U.S. senator, Kelly Loeffler, introduce national gang prosecution legislation in order to “message” conservatives that she is serious about fighting gang crimes. This is the sort of knee-jerk reaction we don’t need to problems that are best handled by state and local authorities.