Author: Chet Martin

Eggs, Issues, and Twitter 2017

For those of us who did not attend yesterday’s Eggs and Issues breakfast, I’ve collected Twitter dispatches below (or after the break). You can find the Storify link here, and marvel at our political class’s justified obsession with Chick-fil-A.

Judge Grants In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrants

The Fulton County Superior Court ruled today that Georgia residents who have been shielded from deportation by the Obama Administration shall be granted in-state tuition at Georgia public universities. The Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program allowed millions of young immigrants to obtain legal status if they illegally entered the United States as a

Georgia Ports Authority Sees 6.5% November Growth

The Georgia Ports Authority announced a 6.5% monthly increase in total container traffic yesterday. The Port of Savannah alone moved 167,333 containers, an increase of 10,210 over November 2015. Against the backdrop of increasing national skepticism about America’s trade policies, the Georgia Ports Authority credits a “strengthening export market and a busy peak holiday season”

Georgia’s Electors to Vote at Noon (Video)

UPDATE: Baoky Vu, the elector who has resigned due to opposition to President-Elect Trump, will be replaced by John Padgett, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party. After more than a month of emotional pleas, Georgia’s members of the Electoral College will vote at noon in the state capitol. Presumably, all 16 of Georgia’s Electoral College

When can we expect an election in GA-6?

With the nomination of Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services, potential candidates are already maneuvering to fill his seat.  While phone calls are being made and rumors are being launched, no one is yet sure when this special election sprint will end. Determining this should be easy: the governor determines an election date