Author: Lawton Sack

Proposed GOP Resolution Against Ralston

The following is a proposed resolution sent out for the GAGOP Convention. It seeks the resignation of Speaker David Ralston and to term-limit future Speakers. RESOLUTION WHEREAS, it has been brought to the collective attention of the Georgia Republican Party that Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is perversely abusing the power of his office, which

New GA DOR Motor Vehicles System May Cause In-Person Delays in Late May and June

It was announced on April 1 by the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) that they will be implementing a new system called Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES). Their hope is “to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling system” and to “enable more self-service options, improve customer service, and enhance

Rep. Buddy Carter Draws Primary Opponent

Dr. Jay Melvin shared with us that Daniel Merritt has announced his candidacy as a Republican against Rep. Buddy Carter (R) in GA-1. According to his bio on his campaign website, Merritt is currently serving as a Major in the United States Army Reserves. He is also the co-founder and co-owner of Nine Line Apparel,

Op-Ed: Computer Science Education

The following Op-Ed was co-authored by Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Senate Education Chairman P.K. Martin (R – Lawrenceville) regarding Senate Bill 108 which was just signed into law by Governor Brian Kemp. One half of one percent. That’s how many Georgia students complete a computer science course as part of their high school curriculum.

Andrew Yang to Hold Rally in Atlanta on Thursday

Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur and a Democratic candidate for President, will hold a rally in Atlanta on Thursday, April 18 as part of his Humanity First Tour. The event will run from 6-8 p.m. at the Promenade at Piedmont Park. A release states: “Nearly two thousand supporters have RSVP’d to hear the 2020 hopeful speak

Handel Announces $325K Raised in Q1 2019

From a press release: Former Representative Karen Handel announced today a Q1 fundraising total of $325,000 in her campaign to retake Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The fundraising numbers cap an announcement week that included an impressive line-up of endorsements, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, House Republican Conference Chairman Liz

Secs. Rick Perry and Sonny Perdue to Visit Waynesboro Friday

From a media advisory from Georgia Power: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry will join U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue; Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp; Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Tom Fanning; Georgia Power Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers; and Sean McGarvey, President, North America’s Building Trades Unions on Friday, March 22, to

V.P. Pence to Visit Georgia Tomorrow

Sen. David Perdue’s office states that he plans to join Vice President Mike Pence when the Vice President travels to Atlanta tomorrow. A press release states that the “Vice President will visit the Atlanta ICE Field Office to receive a briefing about the work of the local ICE agents and the broader mission of border