Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 12, 2019

24 years ago, the US Senate halted a constitutional amendment we’re still talking about — a constitutional amendment giving Congress authority to outlaw flag burning and other forms of desecration against the American flag. Peaches Georgia City says they learned of controversial homelessness program via newspaper. …and speaking of the homeless, what about their voter

Stacey Abrams: The Producer

Former gubernatorial candidate turned voting rights activist Stacey Abrams has expanded her work into the entertainment industry. An adaptation of a novel penned by Abrams is being outfitted for a television show and, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Abrams will be an executive producer.  The novel “Never Tell,” which was published in 2004, will reportedly

Morning Reads – Thursday, November 14, 2019

Peaches Georgia may have executed an innocent man last night. The AJC says their poll shows Trump has an uphill battle in Georgia. Ga election officials investigate prominent critics. Parents upset they can’t learn vaccination rates at their children’s schools. How fear, politics forged Georgia’s punitive juvenile laws A look inside the first school district

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! — Some 51% of Americans want offensive costumes to be punished. — And Georgia’s First Lady wants you to avoid this costume. Peaches Judge halts Georgia Sheriff’s sign placement on sex offender property. And, of course, a little national coverage on the purging of voter rolls.  New life for the rural transit bill? Water

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 17, 2019

Did you know that on this date in 1978, President Carter signed a bill that restored full U.S. citizenship rights to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Peaches GA Department of Revenue official being sued by Chrisleys.  Death threats led to change of heart on transgender bathroom decision. AMS President pushes for legalized gambling in Georgia. The