Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 28, 2021

Peaches New Georgia bill would require 2 photo ID copies for absentee voting  $1,000 for pre-k teachers, too Georgia election official says he hates ‘being right’ How new voters, Black women transformed Georgia’s politics Georgia State President Becker heads pay list Georgia police chief atoning for past injustices Biden plan to change health rules could

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 14, 2021

Peaches Georgia PSC candidate says race may have been left off some ballots “Democrats in Georgia ‘outworked, out-strategized and obviously outperformed’ GOP in Senate runoffs” Activists who helped flip Georgia call for more progressive state policies Georgia state senators who backed attempts to overturn presidential election stripped of committee assignments Marjorie Taylor Greene already making

Last Morning Reads of 2020

I won’t jump the gun and say ‘we made it’ because Lord knows 2020 would pull some 13/01/20 level nonsense, but we’re pretty darn close to closing out a year that’s been pretty awful for just about everyone. In light of that, here’s some terrible news: The Runoff Election Georgia’s Runoff Drama Likely to Drag

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 17, 2020

Happy December 17th – on this date in 1791, the first “one way” street was established on this side of the pond.  It’s also National Maple Syrup Day. Govern yourselves accordingly.  Peaches  Most recent poll as of last night The greatest growth of Georgia’s electorate… …and thus White Suburbanites Won’t Be Enough And Raffensperger doles

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 3, 2020

Peaches Georgia county settles $1.1 million lawsuit re: deputy overtime & wages Congresswoman-elect from Georgia seems to be the only one saying this. Former Georgia Republican leaders urge state GOP to focus on runoffs Trump’s Georgia rally sparks GOP anxiety. Fact-checking claims signature audits in Georgia would uncover fraud. ‘They have not earned your vote’ 

Morning Reads – Thursday, November 12, 2020

Tired of the same old post-election rhetoric? Need something to celebrate? Today is ‘National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day!’ So there ya go.  If you need something a little more demure, it’s also Charles Manson’s birthday.  Peaches  The digital ad bans will hamper Georgia runoffs. Ossoff says Georgia Dems ‘have the wind at