Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Georgia GOP Files Ethics Complaint Against Abrams

The Georgia Republican Party has filed an ethics complaint against the Stacey Abrams for Governor campaign alleging unlawful spending. The 21-page complaint filed Wednesday, the Georgia GOP claims “the campaign broke campaign finance laws by approving a $250,000 TV advertisement for an imaginary gubernatorial run-off. Stacey Abrams’ campaign is also illegally using funds to digitally

Ringgold is Wrong to Target Sex Offenders in New ‘Homelessness Ordinance”

The City of Ringgold in northwest Georgia has enacted an emergency ordinance to address sex offenders living under a bridge in the community. The council adopted an “urban camping” ordinance Monday night which, according to The Times Free Press, bans “tents, “other temporary structures,” clothes, sleeping bags, cookware or luggage from public property.” The ordinance

Morning Reads — Thursday, November 8, 2018

On this date in 1889, Montana became the 41st U.S.. Chances are, not too many people noticed. Peaches Finally, a worthwhile course New York Times analysis of Georgia…and others “Voter suppression” despite high turnouts The cities that passed the brunch bill About those unused voting machines on Election Day… Jimmy Carter 113 million voted, 33 flips,

Raffensperger Releases TV Ad

Republican candidate for Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has released his first and only television ad of the general election cycle. The television spot targets his Democrat opponent John Barrow for a vote dating back over a decade while Barrow served in Congress and for comments about voter roll maintenance before the ad moves on

Marsy’s Law for Georgia – Amendment 4 – Gets Congressional Endorsements

The most controversial Constitutional Amendment set to be voted on by voters on November 6th has received endorsements from the national level. Amendment 4, known as Marsy’s Law, addresses rights of victims of crime. It is part of a national effort to add additional rights and privileges for victims of crime. It’s named after California college

WATCH: New Ad Highlights Abrams’ Faith

The Democratic Party of Georgia has released a new television ad highlighting how Stacey Abrams’ upbringing “shaped her ability to become a strong leader and work across the aisle to get things done.” “Growing up we didn’t have much. But my family’s challenges showed me what’s possible,” Abrams says in the ad. “I’m running for