Legislative Sexual Harassment Ethics Committee

There are reports that Speaker Ralston and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle are creating an ethics committee to address any claims of sexual harassment in the Georgia legislature. As a starting point, the leadership should be commended for taking some action in this current climate when they could easily sit quiet and do nothing. The lawyer

Morning Reads for Friday, December 8, 2017

Snow? Or no? Send your community improvement ideas to Georgia Budget and Policy Institute. Here’s hoping that Atlanta won’t be asking these folks for traffic advice. Or these either. If the government really shutdown, would anyone notice? LOLz – Palestine gets even. Do they serve butter beer in the canteen as well? Evil Oracle is

Concealed Carry Reciprocity passes House

Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins was a co-sponsor and managed the rule debate on the floor for H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, which would allow people who are lawfully permitted to carry a concealed firearm in their home states to carry concealed firearms in other states that allow the practice. H.R. 38 passed

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 7, 2017

On this date in 1992, the Supreme Court rejected a Mississippi abortion law which, required women to get counseling and then wait 24 hours before terminating their pregnancies. Continued prayers for California… Peaches Highlighting legislator conflicts  State seeking feedback on WIC Post-Irma prompts Florida plans connecting to Georgia The controversy over solitary confinement in Georgia prisons heads to

Sen. Perdue Supports President Trump’s Stance on Jerusalem (UPDATED with Congress Reactions)

Senator David Perdue (R-GA) shared some remarks on President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the committment to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem: “It’s long overdue we send a powerful message of support to one of our closest allies, Israel. I commend President Trump for taking

Lt. Gov. Cagle Releases Educational Legislation Priorities

Georgia Lt. Gov Casey Cagle released a plan today that he believes will “build on our state’s continued pursuit of greater opportunities for our students and to grow a workforce that meets the needs of our state’s expanding economy.” Cagle: “Georgia’s education system must be built around the needs of each individual student – and that begins with local control. Our highest