Author: Lawton Sack

Week 4 – 2019 College Pick’em

It is time to make your picks for Week 4 of the GeorgiaPOL 2019 College Pick’em challenge. The current top 5 after week 3 are (can you notice a trend in some of their names?): UGA Law Dawg – 121 Kavorca – 119 HarperCB – 118 Undercover Dawg – 115 Blessed Bulldog – 109

Speaker Ralston to Run for Re-Election

Speaker David Ralston took to Facebook this morning to publicly announce his re-election campaign for 2020. Speaker Ralston has served in the Georgia House since January 13, 2003 and Speaker of the House since January 11, 2010. From Ralston’s Facebook page: “Working together, we have achieved so much to keep Georgia winning: fully funding public

Sen. Isakson Honored by Georgia Chamber

From a press release from the Georgia Chamber: Today, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce proudly presented U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson with its Business Champion Award while surrounded by members of Georgia’s Congressional Delegation and other business leaders during the annual D.C. Fly-In in Washington. The Georgia Chamber’s Business Champion Award is presented to elected officials

Gov. Kemp Accepting U.S. Senate Applications

Gov. Brian Kemp is encouraging “all qualified Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate to submit their applications online.” Gov. Kemp will appoint an interim replacement for Sen. Johnny Isakson after Isakson officially resigns his seat. An election will be held in November, 2020 to elect someone to finish the rest of Sen. Isakson’s

NRCC: “McBath Jumps on Impeachment Train”

The NRCC sent out a notice today stating that “Lucy McBath just voted with the socialist Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee to launch a formal impeachment investigation.” They state that she is not listening to her constituents, citing a NRCC poll showing that 60% of voters in GA-6 are against impeaching President Trump. 56%

Hurricane Michael Agricultural Relief Signup Begins September 11

A group of elected officials serving Georgia announced today that agricultural producers can apply for assistance for Hurrican Michael and other natural disasters that occurred in 2018 or 2019. This comes eleven months after Hurricane Michael devastated parts of south/southwest Georgia. Press release: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA), U.S.

College Pick-Em – Week 1, 2019

The first full week of NCAA football is in the books and Clemson and Alabama are still on top. Our annual college pick’em is in full swing and it appears it may be a tight race for top bragging rights. The following are the current top 5 in the pick’em standings: 1 – Kavorca –

Sen. Isakson to Resign at End of 2019

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today issued the following statement regarding his service in the U.S. Senate: “After much prayer and consultation with my family and my doctors, I have made the very tough decision to leave the U.S. Senate at the end of this year. I have informed Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today that