This week’s Courier Herald column: Governor Nathan Deal didn’t spend his Fourth of July weekend on a closed public beach because he and the state legislature didn’t pass a budget. That was Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey. Both Georgia and New Jersey have fiscal years that begin on July 1st. As the new year
From a press release: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today applauded the announcement by President Trump of his intent to nominate Charles E. Peeler to be U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and Byung J. “BJay” Pak to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.
From a press release: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, today introduced broad, bipartisan legislation that seeks to improve veterans’ education benefits and enhance the post-9/11 G.I. Bill. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, S.1598, will further invest in the proven educational
Karen Handel was sworn in as the member of Congress from Georgia’s 6th District on June 26th. Congress has been in session all but the week of the 4th of July holiday since then, which has required some juggling between executing the duties of a Congresswoman while building a team for the long haul. While
The AJC’s James Salzer is reporting that long running rumors are true. Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens won’t be seeking re-election. State Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, a two-term incumbent and former state lawmaker, has decided against running for another term in 2018. Hudgens served in the state House and Senate from the Athens area, rising to
This week’s Courier Herald column: Life has a way with laughing at our plans. I was on my way to an extended trip to the beach last April when I got a call from my friend Karen. She needed help with a campaign, and I agreed to rearrange my next two months. It worked out