This week the Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority elected Augusta businessman William D. McKnight as its new chairman.read more
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined Democrat Chris Murphy of Connecticut Tuesday and re-introduced bipartisan legislation that he says will help Americans ensure they do not outlive their retirement savings.read more
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.read more
Delegates to the 2019 Georgia Republican Convention will gather in Savannah this weekend, and will hold a wide-open election for a new leader and a new slate of officers.read more
In the wake of Tuesday’s indictment by a federal grand jury on charges that he stole money from his former employer, State Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck says he will fight to clear “his good name.”read more
Last week our own Cindy Morley wrote about the work U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) are doing to secure much needed disaster relief funds for Georgia farmers impacted by Hurricane Michael.read more
Governor Brian Kemp had until May 12 to decide the fate of any bills or resolutions passed during this year’s legislative session. To the surprise of some, he vetoed 14, as well as a number of line items in the FY 2020 budget.read more
The lead story for the May 19th show is the federal indictment of Georgia’s insurance commissioner Jim Beck on fraud & other charges. Some of the spillover involved the state GOP chairmanship race at the weekend Savannah convention, where candidate Scott Johnson tried to tie rival David Shafer with Beck.read more
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Opening with Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp’s inspirational rallying cry to “stop and dismantle” criminal street gangs, the Georgia Gang Investigators Association’s Metro Atlanta Gang Intelligence Meeting, held on April 10, 2019, at the Georgia World Congress Center, hosted hundreds of law enforcement partners from Metro Atlanta and beyond.
As April 15th approaches, American families and small businesses are filing their taxes across the country, and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is back in the news. But, despite what you might read on Facebook, the facts are clear: our economy is thriving, wages are going up and tax reform is helping American workers keep more of their hard-earned money.
In 2019 the Atlanta Journal Constitution has laudably raised concerns about the rampant release of repeat offenders in Fulton County. Unfortunately, criminal gangs are conspicuously missing from AJC’s reporting. This has allowed Fulton leaders to elude accountability when it comes to the engine driving the most serious crimes in Georgia and across the nation.