While most of the attention of state lawmakers has been on budgets and crunching numbers the past few weeks, a state Representative has filed legislation that would limit the number of patients a nurse can be assigned at one time.read more
Georgia’s voter registration deadline for the upcoming March 24th presidential primary is next Monday, February 24th. The state’s other primaries, including for the state legislature, congress, and (as of now) one U.S. Senate seat, will take place later on May 19th.read more
The non-partisan Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) yesterday asked the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate 6th District U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Ga., for improperly soliciting and accepting free congressional office space from the city of Brookhaven.read more
The Georgia Teacher Retirement System was the focus of conversation Wednesday among members of the House Appropriations Education Sub-committee.read more
State legislators took an unexpected recess this week to dig deep into the state’s budget — and Tuesday Gov. Brian Kemp’s budget director spent time walking lawmakers through the proposed plans for the Amended FY 20 and FY 21 budgets.read more
This month the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, comprised of 65 state House and Senate members, released its 2020 legislative priorities ahead of the group’s 2020 Heritage Dinner.read more
While two bills impacting student admissions in state universities and colleges have been introduced in the House and Senate, they have drastic differences, and one seems to be causing a stir among Georgia Republicans.read more
Brenda Belcher, Managing Director with GeorgiaForward, sat down with Georgia CEO this week to discuss her organization’s new partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association.read more
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“We need more Georgians in the workforce,” Scott Hilton, executive director of the Georgians First Commission, announced at an event earlier this year. This may sound peculiar given Georgia’s flourishing economy and low unemployment rate, but he’s right — Georgia can always do better.
More attention needs to be paid to Georgia’s “dual enrollment” program and related legislation under the Gold Dome.
Gang crime denier Jim Galloway of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution has been relentless in his twisted campaign to mislead when it comes to the gang crisis facing Georgia and the nation.