Morning Reads for Friday, July 20, 2018

Limo much, Madam Mayor? Of the debil. (I hate our current set up.) Tear down that dam. Someone, somewhere, will always feel left out. Yes, really. Piling on… a non-existent person. Tricksy. What has happened to us? Again, still not The Onion. Constellations can be politicized, too. Quote of the Year.

VP Pence To Stump For Kemp In Macon Saturday

Rumors have been flying.  The Vice President has made it “twitter official”: Secretary of State @BrianKempGA is a strong supporter of the #MAGA Agenda – jobs, public safety & 2nd amendment- and Brian Kemp will be a great Governor for Georgia! He has my full endorsement. Look forward to campaigning with him this Saturday in

Britt Grant’s Nomination Moves To Full Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee today approved the nomination of Britt Grant to serve on the U.S Court of Appeals for the 11th District in Atlanta.  Senators Isakson and Perdue sent the following statement on her nomination: “I’m thrilled that Britt Grant has been approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee,” said Isakson. “She is uniquely qualified

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 19, 2018

Peaches The Georgia teacher who fired a gun in class has been sentenced to prison Suicides in children in Georgia continue to rise Why did Georgia drop the sales tax holiday? Georgia energy consumption costs among the highest in the country 2 Georgia doctors suing BCBS over ER policy https://reason.com/archives/2018/07/18/a-strategy-for-jury-nullification-victorGeorgia attorney featured for jury nullification

Rep. Loudermilk supports Financial Reforms

This week the US House of Representatives passed a bipartisan package of 32 bills intended to increase access to capital markets for small businesses and startups. Lawmakers voted almost unanimously to pass the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act after the leaders of the House Financial Services Committee announced a deal following months of markups and negotiations.

AG’s Office Issues Scam Alert for Fake Sweepstakes Targeting Older Georgians

From the Office of the Attorney General: The Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit has received a number of complaints about sweepstakes scams targeting older consumers. “We are urging consumers to get involved and speak with their friends and family about how to avoid this scam and others,” said Attorney General Chris Carr.

Rep. Ferguson Introduces Act to Build Southern Wall

From a press release from Rep. Drew Ferguson’s (R, GA-3) office: Congressman Drew Ferguson today introduced the American Border Act authorizing the construction of a wall along our southern border. “Countries have borders. Human and drug traffickers as well as illegal immigrants are undeterred by theoretical lines and polite ‘do not enter.’ Americans will never