Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, March 26, 2020

Aye! Corona If this isn’t enough to make you stay home, nothing will be. But it could still be worse – like getting charged with attempted murder. Rural America watching from the sidelines. But the market continues you to evolve...sort o Of America and sacrifice: Is the country ready to step up? Mobile phone industry

Morning Reads – Thursday, March 19, 2020

Hopefully everyone is staying healthy…and homebound. Peaches Lt. Gov, Senate self-quarantine after Senator frequents Capitol while experiencing symptoms, testing positive. …….A little more on that. But it’s the judicial system that’s really struggling. Meanwhile, Georgians are buying guns and ammo. When the Coronavirus comes to rural Georgia. NBC is worried about how DDS shares intel

Morning Reads – Thursday, March 12, 2020

Have you tried perusing the interwebs for news that isn’t Coronavirus related? It’s no easy feat. But here’s a little bit: Peaches Parents are upset about a mock election. 39 film projects across Georgia in March. Georgia’s 1st black-owned CBD company. Where Georgia kids are most likely to succeed. Georgia county punished for ditching voting

Morning Reads – Thursday, March 5, 2020

Peaches Georgia Senate moves forward on mid-year amended budget. Barrow, Beskin blocked from seeking seat on Georgia’s top court. Athens-Clarke County was warned. Georgia representing on the national stage from Checker’s. First it was restrooms, but now it’s school dances… Time to ditch the foreign exchange programs…for now. Georgia may scrap ‘get out of jail

Morning Reads – Thursday, February 27, 2020

How about some non-Coronavirus-related news? (Okay, spoiler. There’s one in here, but it’s otherwise a clean set of Morning Reads) Peaches Farmer: “Am I pleased it took this long? No.” Meanwhile, the CDC reports they have a higher risk for suicide. Kemp talks Coronavirus. Expungement on felony records back on table.  They’re predicting Coronavirus will

Morning Reads – Thursday, February 6, 2020

Peaches The Georgia Ports Authority announced another sizable expansion. What’s the realistic retirement age in the Peach State?  The same-sex couple fight returns to the Georgia Senate Our fearless leaders also think they can solve the state’s vaping problem. Or solution. Is tough immigration enforcement what we need?   A number of municipalities are suing Airbnb.

Recess Bill Back Again After Kemp Veto Last Year

State representative Demetrius Douglas is one persistent legislator. The lawmaker from Stockbridge has once again filed his recess legislation. The measure, HB 83, passed through both chambers in 2019 after three years of trying but was vetoed by Governor Kemp. House Bill 843 is co-sponsored by Minority Leader Bob Trammell, Reps. Spencer Frye, Mike Wilensky,

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 30, 2020

Did you hear — PETA wants Punxsutawney Phil to retire and then be replaced with a robot groundhog. Peaches Georgia executed a death row inmate Wednesday evening. Georgia Ports business grew even as exports to China dwindled. Tip from former girlfriend gets 30 Troopers canned. Georgia earns ‘F’ for tobacco policies. A “hands-off” approach to