In recent months, Georgia has continued to attract a number of international investments in the electric mobility industry.read more
Earlier this month the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission held a meeting that many predicted would result in applicants receiving licenses to manufacture medical marijuana so it could be sold to registered patients.read more
Felicia Moore, President of the Atlanta City Council, told InsiderAdvantage she will be keeping “an open eye” on the House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee meeting today, but adds that she has a number of ideas that she would like to implement to address the crime rate in Atlanta.read more
InsiderAdvantage has reported extensively on the violent rising crime rate in Georgia’s capital city, as well as on the poor morale in the Atlanta Police Department. Our police sources say at least a dozen officers are leaving every month, and the department is already understaffed by over 400 officers since last summer.read more
Congressman Jody Hice (R-GA-10) is calling on Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to resign immediately — citing at least 10,000 illegal votes cast in the 2020 election in Georgia and “the undeniable proof of voter irregularity — if not outright fraud — in Fulton County.”read more
The unemployment rate for June in the U.S. was 5.9%. Ostensibly, we’re nearing full employment but many industries are still looking for workers. There could be a number of factors at work here. Many are pointing to extended unemployment benefits keeping people out of the workforce.read more
Atlanta community activists are upset upon discovering that City Councilman Amir Farokhi surreptitiously introduced radical legislation to re-classify 1,800 parcels of land in various neighborhoods from single-family to multi-family land use.read more
Our CEO and publisher Phil Kent sat down with Georgia CEO this week to talk about James Magazine’s highly anticipated Top Lobbyists Issue, coming out in early September. James will publish its annual rankings of the state’s top governmental affairs firms, associations, and lobbyists – so get your votes in today to make your voice heard!read more
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Camden County is T minus one to Georgia making its own blastoff within the $330 billion aerospace industry. And this is a county that has a history when it comes to space. It was 56 years ago when the first rocket engine created the propulsion to send the first manned mission to the moon. That engine was tested at a now defunct site in Camden County.
Few political observers can remember when Johnny Isakson was not a fixture in Georgia politics. As statewide politics enters a new era, it’s a good time to recognize a great man now in retirement. When he burst on to the scene in 1974 as a GOP candidate for a county commission seat in east Cobb County, few predicted he would be giving his farewell speech 45 years later on the floor of the U.S. Senate.
Long before COVID-19 tuition lawsuits, a partisan divide over the value of education had already emerged. While progressives often claim that higher education is underfunded, many conservatives are increasingly skeptical of its value to students and taxpayers.