Author: Charlie

State Elections Board Refers Fulton County Voting Issues To Attorney General

In Fulton County, voting issues seem to be a feature, not a bug. Today, the State Elections Board has referred the systemic mishandling of absentee ballot requests during this year’s primary to Attorney General Chris Carr. Noted pointedly in the press release below from Secretary of State Raffensperger, David Worley – a Democrat – made

Morning Reads For Monday August 24th

Good morning. I’m filling in for Theresa this morning to bring you a few articles of note: Georgia Covid update: 1800 new cases Sunday. 33 new deaths reported statewide in the last 24 hours. 83% of the state’s critical care beds are full. (Edit: Despite being on the CL-E’s front web page this morning, this

Governor Kemp Withdraws Suit With City of Atlanta; To Issue New Executive Order

The following is a statement released from Governor Brian Kemp’s office, regarding the lawsuit over local mask mandates and a subsequent lawsuit with the City of Atlanta: “I sued the City of Atlanta to immediately stop the shuttering of local businesses and protect local workers from economic instability. For weeks, we have worked in good

Sense Of Urgency Needed In Education

This week’s Courier Herald column: To understand the future, we first need to understand the past.  To change the future, we first must change the present. There was a time, not long ago at all, when good policy was good politics. Good policy wasn’t hyper partisan – quite the contrary.  Good policy was post-partisan.  Good