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
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
The state of Alabama was able to count all of their ballots faster than Fulton County was able to count ballots in a special election run-off. Alabama, where learning the Three Rs is optional, can count better than we can with one-fifth the number of residents. Honestly it’s kind of embarrassing.
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
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,
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?
Some of y’all think we’re total Scrooges here at GeorgiaPol, or at least a collection of Get Off My Lawn-types. Maybe there’s a little truth to that. (Probably.) But one thing we’re not Scrooge-y about are children in the foster care system in this state. These kids have clearly had some bumps in their road