Author: Lawton Sack

Speaker Ralston Shares Remarks at Georgia Southern on Rural Development

Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) shared some remarks today at Georgia Southern University on Rural Development in Georgia, including a call for an extension of the House Rural Development Council. The following is a press release, followed by additional coverage from Charlie Harper via Twitter. “Today, at the House Rural Development Council meeting, Speaker David

August Tax Revenues Up 7 Percent

An announcement made today by Gov. Nathan Deal stated that Georgia’s net tax collections for August, 2018 totaled approximately $1.8 billion, an increase of about $117.4 million (7%) from August, 2017. Net tax revenues for the fiscal year have totaled $3.58 billion, an increase of $176.8 million (5.2%) from this point last year. The following is

Georgia Anti-Gang Network Created

Attorney General Chris Carr made an announcement today that the Georgia Anti-Gang Network has been created. The Network will consist of local, state, and federal partners with the goal of increasing communication and sharing of information. From a press release: “The Office of the Attorney General remains committed to working with and further supporting our

AG Chris Carr Issues Statement on Catholic Church Abuse

Attorney General of Georgia Chris Carr has issued a strong statement on abuse in the Catholic Church. For further background, C. Colt Anderson, my cousin and a Professor of church historian and theologian at Fordham University, has written a LinkedIn article and is quoted in another article on the subject. AG Carr: As Attorney General of Georgia and

Secretary of State’s Office Stands Opposed to Randolph County Consolidation of Polls

Johnny Kauffman, a reporter for WABE, has posted to Twitter a letter from Chris Harvey, Elections Director for the Secretary of State’s office, to Mr. J. Scott Peavy, Chairman of the Randolph County Board of Elections and Registration.  The letter, which can be seen below, clearly states that the Secretary of State’s office stands in opposition