Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Democrats want electric scooters to be licensed under motor vehicle law

Three Georgia Democrats have filed legislation to regulate personal assistive mobility devices under the Georgia Motor Vehicle code. Democrat Senators Donzella James, Michael Rhett, and Harold Jones filed Senate Bill 24 on the devices last week. Electric personal assistive mobility devices are power-assisted devices for mobility such as wheelchairs, scooters, and more recent innovations such as

GA lawmaker wants ‘sexual orientation’, ‘gender identity’ added to protected class list

Add sexual orientation, gender identity, and age to list list of protected classes. That’s the initiative of one Georgia lawmaker who has filed legislation to make it so. State Representative Sandra Scott, a Democrat from Rex, Georgia who has worked as an educator, filed House Bill 19 to expand the state civil rights law protecting

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 17, 2019

The legislature is in and they’re literally ruining everything. That is all. For now. Peaches Georgia Speaker Ralston creates group to support entertainment industry Michael Williams pleads not guilty Georgia’s Minimum Wage Is Still $5.15. That’s Not Unusual In The South Georgia’s Netflix tax in the works again? Some Georgia lawmakers seek term limits for

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 3, 2019

Peaches Former state representative passes away Sex trafficking legislation coming our way Georgia politicians talk government shut down…still Georgia lawmakers recommend steps to address dyslexia Healthcare costs determined by mere location? Jimmy Carter Democrat priority to end shut down the Green New Deal Mexico recruiting massive national guard Inmate uses podcast as a path to

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 27, 2018

Peaches Georgia still on lower end for health rankings Senator Michael Williams turns himself in to Hall Co. law enforcement WWII museum opens on Georgia coast Opinion: Georgia denies migrants equal access to higher education Georgia high schoolers now have cyber certification opportunity After 16 years, Georgia’s former state school chief returns to the classroom Miss

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 20, 2018

Peaches “Bless his heart.” — Our own Teri Overdose deaths on the decline in most of Georgia Gasaway definitely lost Democrat throws support behind Unterman Rapper TI to pay fine for cursing in public in Georgia Jimmy Carter GOP Republican at 93% approval for Trump Why Facebook explains how Netflix, Spotify, and others used the

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 13, 2018

Peaches Another business headed to the Peach State  Healthcare costs are higher in Georgia More on the Gasaway election  Using an ancestry site solved a murder case in Georgia 2 universities get poor scores for campus speech Stacey Abrams’ next move draws a ‘stay tuned’ Jimmy Carter Beto O’Rourke’s Presidential Campaign Is Going To Wear

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 6, 2018

Good Thursday Morning! Here’s what’s happening around our state and nation: Peaches Georgia tax breaks could have paid for more than 1,100 teachers Athens takes the lead and bans scooters  Georgia Charges Iranians In Ransomware Attack On Atlanta 3 votes separate 2 candidates who already did a re-do Medicare penalties knocking Georgia nursing homes  Obamacare