Morning Reads – Friday, December 15, 2017

  Here: Amazon’s lobbyist registered in Georgia and it has people wondering why Feds question legality of school plan in Georgia Georgia’s foster care program is in trouble Georgia is among top states for quality teachers More suggestions on how to address Georgia’s rural healthcare crisis UGA is predicting a good year for Georgia’s economy  Toshiba

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Peaches House Rural Development Council yields lackluster recommendations  Georgia private colleges working to serve Puerto Rico students Assurant expanding in Georgia, Deal says Some Georgia lawmakers eye Medicaid waivers  Man arrested for pretending to be a lawyer Betty Price gets a hardship waiver for her ethics violations A second implosion to bring down what they

AT&T And Georgia Power Partner To Deliver Broadband Access Over Power Lines

AT&T announced today that they have selected Georgia to be its testbed for delivering gigabit broadband access over power lines (BPL). The technology could make great strides in reaching underserved areas that have limited or no broadband access, like rural areas. From the AJC article: AT&T said its Project AirGig could someday deliver “gigabit” speeds

Ralston: Explore State Mass Transit Funding, Strengthen Harassment Protocols in Upcoming Session

A new legislative session is set to dawn and once again, the 40-day legislature will attempt to solve all Georgia’s problems. House Speaker David Ralston told WABE on Monday that some of the new challenges for the body in 2018 will be to prevent sexual misconduct under the Gold Dome, “beefing up” enforcement on opioids,

Morning Reads for 12-13

The true person of the year: whoever buys me the best gifts. “Supercapitalism” by Wynton Marsalis. GSU researchers detecting cancer.  Perhaps not surprising: White House doesn’t know who John Lewis is.  Stacey Evans hopes Roy Moore gets elected.  Isakson wants expedience on VA funding vote.  St. Simon’s stinks! Should Jimmy be indicted for Russian collusion?