Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 25

Good morning! Today is Day 6 of the 2022 Legislative Session. Over in the Senate, things are getting a little bit wacky as a group of powerful Senators hopes to completely undermine public health in Georgia in what would be a big win for measles and polio by ridding our public schools of their current

Morning Reads for Friday, January 21, 2022

Happy Birthday to Dolly, Queen of the World. (Her birthday message from last year still rings true today.) You keep using that word. It doesn’t mean what you think it means. JP makes a move. Love him or hate him, he continues to influence. VDH speaks. Most people listen. Who to trust? More and more

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 20, 2022

Peaches  They settled on a Georgia island while enslaved. Now they fight rising seas, land loss to preserve culture. ‘Backroom deals’ reshape Democratic races in Georgia More money for courts in hopes of clearing backlog Security for the Arbery trial cost taxpayers $1.08 million How a powerful company persuaded Georgia to let it bury toxic

Governor Kemp Proposes Overdue Raises For State Employees

Last week’s Courier Herald column: If you look around at any business, you’ll likely notice they’re short staffed.  Georgia’s unemployment rate is at an all-time low, and help wanted signs are everywhere.  Wages for entry level jobs are going up.  While the official “minimum wage” hasn’t changed in over a decade, market forces remain at