Republican Jacqueline Tseng Newest Candidate in GA-07

Gwinnett GOP Secretary Jacqueline Tseng had an apparent low-key announcement at the Georgia Republican Party convention in Savannah last weekend. I had noticed a Facebook post this week about her running for Congress but had not seen a formal press release. Her website is currently active as well. Tseng joins the race with Joe Profit

SW Georgia Disaster Relief Hits Snag In US House

Yesterday we reported that a deal had been reached between the Senate and the White House to free up disaster relief for those impacted by Hurricane Michael. Residents of Southwest Georgia would be among the beneficiaries. Today, it appears a procedural move in the House is being used to block the measure from reaching President

Morning Reads for May 24, 2019

It’s about @$%^*$%^&#$&**@!#^$%# time. Summer reading list. Hopefully Tank School down at Benning is about to get more funner. Hipcamp. Yes, it’s a thing. Have a great Dunkin summer. The funniest part is you know you’ll have to explain this one to some people.  Memories of the Greatest Generation. Wasn’t William Hurt in a movie

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 23, 2019

Peaches Pressure grows to force out Hoschton officials. Grand jury proceedings of county clerk delayed. West Hollywood council bans travel to Georgia over heartbeat bill. Judge: Medical College of Georgia whistleblower’s lawsuit can continue. Alpharetta may join the anti-scooter initiative. UGA economists: Trade agreement would hurt rural Georgia counties. Study: Medicaid Expansion Can Save Lives

SOS Raffesnperger Announces Partnership To Enhance Voter Registration Systems

From a press release: (ATLANTA) — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger today announced Georgia as the 26th state to join the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a multistate partnership that uses a sophisticated and secure data-matching tool to improve the accuracy and efficiency of state voter registration systems. “Joining ERIC is a tremendous step forward for

A Belated Free Speech Victory in Georgia

Better late than never. A U.S. District Judge has ruled that a previous Savannah ordinance requiring tour guides to pass a test and be licensed was unconstitutional. The ruling came down Monday from Judge William T. Moore Jr. despite the fact that the ordinance was reversed by the council in 2015 after the lawsuit was