Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 3, 2019

On this date in 1922, Rebecca L. Felton became the first female to hold office of U.S. Senator. She was appointed by Governor Thomas W. Hardwick of Georgia to fill a vacancy. Timely…isn’t it? Peaches Deputy sues over lacking transgender insurance coverage. Georgia’s Dignity Act takes effect. Gay student support group met with opposition. Atlanta’s

Morning Reads – Thursday, September 19, 2019

Peaches What is the deal with clerks? #AnotherOneBitesTheDust But also the judge and the Dragon Con guy…. School district maneuvers workaround on school prayer. More leeway for nurse practitioners is a talking point once again. Some Georgia hospitals subject to new regulations despite incomplete regulations. Officials disciplined at Georgia VA facility with all the negative

Morning Reads – Thursday, August 29, 2019

On this date in 1957, Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a filibuster record in the U.S. when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes.  Peaches Seriously Jon Ossoff. Ga Republicans mad at Democrat over comment. The fight for educational inclusion in Georgia. Will the bees please stand and be counted? Advocacy group speaks out about vaping

Morning Reads – August 22, 2019

If you’ve ever been south of Macon, you needn’t an article to confirm. It seems the Ga Ethics Commission wants Oxendine’s case to be the longest running in history. Stranger Things @ the grocery store. The state isn’t doing what it said it would do about mental health. Ga Supreme Court considers data breach damages

Morning Reads – Thursday, August 8, 2019

Did you know it’s been 120 years since the refrigerator was patented by A.T. Marshall? If you didn’t, you’ve already learned something new. If you did, keep reading. Peaches “Medicaid expansion won’t heal Georgia’s ailing hospitals.” How a criminal investigation in Georgia set an ominous tone for African-American voters. Georgia has among highest hospital prices.

Morning Reads – Thursday, August 1, 2019

Good morning & happy Thursday!Did you know…that today is the 229th anniversary of the completion of the first US Census, which included 17 states and counted just over 3.9 million people. It’s also the 126th anniversary of the patent for shredded wheat. Peaches Georgia gets bad news on Medicaid waiver funding. Abortion rate in Georgia

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 25, 2019

Peaches The Erica Thomas incident wasn’t national news, but that never stops our outrage-hungry media. Gwinnett doing Gwinnett things. Rural broadband estimates = $3+ billion. The complicated math behind buying a college education in Georgia. Georgia’s Coast is Not an Ashtray. DC Appellate Lawyer to Defend Georgia Abortion Ban. Jimmy Carter GOP blocks election security