June 22, 2020 7:47 AM HomePoliticsMorning Reads for Monday, June 22, 2020 Morning Reads for Monday, June 22, 2020 By Theresa Garcia Robertson Politics 4 Comments Welcome to another Legislative Monday in June. Because it’s 2020 and why not? Army vet empties gun at woman’s SUV in ColumbusMail In Ballots contribute to higher Georgia Democratic Party voter turnoutBecause we need some super cute…Long odds as Georgia lawmakers try again on sports gamblingEducation not left behind in Georgia budget crunch (according to Kyle Wingfield)Georgia chamber, economic developers oppose elimination of tax incentives. Loudermilk: Statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. should represent Georgia in U.S. CapitolMeet the Georgia delegates to the 2020 Republican National ConventionNew program at Georgia Southern has students checking on older adultsThe Latest Pandemic Shortage: Coins are the new toilet paper Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author Theresa Garcia Robertson Wife. Geege. Foodie. Political Junkie. Southern Enthusiast. Taco Lover. Subscribe Login Notify of new follow-up comments new replies to my comments Please login to comment 4 Comments Oldest Newest Inline Feedbacks View all comments chamblee54 19 days ago Here is the monday morning reader for today. bethebalance 18 days ago People still waiting over 3 months to get unemployment benefits: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/gdol-responds-to-unemployment-delay-complaints/85-a3a6addd-65e5-454c-9fb7-eb98056e378a Social media and other first-person accounts I’ve come across also indicate that in the first 2-3 weeks of June, there were large amounts of payment disruptions. I know the folks at DoL are doing their best, but there is also numerous accounts of frustrated employees, and many many accounts of employees just not being able to say what’s going on, how long things will take, etc. In fact, that response seems standard. I also know that some will defend the DoL’s approach, but wouldn’t it be nice if those… Read more » chefdavid 18 days ago Reply to bethebalance Tennessee has similar problems. My fiancé was furloughed in March still nothing. https://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2020/may/21/democrats-criticize-tennessee-lee-says-improving/523540/ bethebalance 18 days ago Reply to chefdavid I know the troubles are common among states. I wonder if any state has gotten it done most effectively. If I find out, I’ll share.