Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, June 20, 2019

Today is the 36th anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling which held that employers must treat male and female workers equally in providing health benefits for their spouses.  Peaches Long Beach might hop on the Georgia travel ban bangwagon. Abrams to testify on effect of 2013 voting ruling. Your car’s data privacy comes into question

Morning Reads – Thursday, June 6, 2019

If this doesn’t make your day, nothing will: 97-year-old WWII veteran parachutes over Normandy. And this plane flew on D-Day. Now it’s back in the air. Peaches Could Georgia Consider Work Requirements For Medicaid? Pretending you need an emotional support dog is selfish and irresponsible. Whistleblower who leaked video of student’s injury settles lawsuit with Muscogee County

Morning Reads — Thursday, May 30, 2019

It’s Thursday! It’s also the anniversary of the very first automobile accident in the country, which happened on this date in 1896 in New York City. Peaches First things first: Bigfoot Sightings in NE Georgia. Sec. Perdue: University of Georgia USMCA study “all wrong” Georgia unveils plan for internet service in rural areas We’re 34th

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 23, 2019

Peaches Pressure grows to force out Hoschton officials. Grand jury proceedings of county clerk delayed. West Hollywood council bans travel to Georgia over heartbeat bill. Judge: Medical College of Georgia whistleblower’s lawsuit can continue. Alpharetta may join the anti-scooter initiative. UGA economists: Trade agreement would hurt rural Georgia counties. Study: Medicaid Expansion Can Save Lives

A Belated Free Speech Victory in Georgia

Better late than never. A U.S. District Judge has ruled that a previous Savannah ordinance requiring tour guides to pass a test and be licensed was unconstitutional. The ruling came down Monday from Judge William T. Moore Jr. despite the fact that the ordinance was reversed by the council in 2015 after the lawsuit was

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 16, 2019

Today is 31st anniversary of both the Surgeon General ruling nicotine is addictive much like cocaine and heroin and the Supreme Court ruling that police do not have to have a search warrant to search discarded garbage.  Peaches Another GA city contemplates making mayoral position full time. “Journalists must hold government accountable.” Small town in

Morning Reads – Wednesday, May 15, 2019

I’m filling in for your Wednesday reads, so you’re in for a double dose this week. Obviously, the biggest story in the last 24 hours is the indictment of Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck. Here’s the full press conference. Other news, however, includes: Boycotts Work. An Abortion Rights Boycott in Georgia Probably Wouldn’t. PEOPLE Magazine picked

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 9, 2019

Peaches Georgia barely meets national average for outbreak preparedness. Disgraced councilman considering stepping down. Former State Rep. Discusses Life On Georgia’s Gnat Line In New Book. ‘Avengers: Endgame’ gives this Georgia-made craft beer its own superhero moments. Trump official open to increased funding for Georgia Medicaid waiver. Ocasio-Cortez labels new Georgia abortion law as a