Author: Lawton Sack

Guest Op-Ed: Former U.S. Rep. Scott Klug

The following is a guest op-ed from Former U.S. Representative Scott Klug (R-WI). Rep. Klug hosts a podcast called Lost in the Middle. He will release a new episode this week highlighting the importance of swing voters in Georgia. TICKET SPLITTING IN GEORGIA I grew up in a mixed household. My mom, Irish, Catholic, daughter

Georgia Rep. Mesha Mainor Switches to Republican Party

The press release below was issued by Josh McKoon, Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party, in response to Rep. Mesha Mainor’s decision to switch from the Democratic Party to the Republican Party. Mainor was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2020 and currently represents House District 56. UNEDITED PRESS RELEASE Georgia Republican Party

Rep. Jon Burns Now Speaker Jon Burns

Rep. Jon Burns was officially elected by acclimation as the 75th Speaker of the Georgia House today. Speaker Burns had no opposition. A press release from the Georgia House states: “I am honored to have the trust and confidence of my colleagues in the House to serve as their Speaker,” said Speaker Burns. “My vision

Speaker David Ralston Passes Away

From the Georgia House of Representatives: Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, passed away today following an extended illness. He was 68 years old.  His loving wife, Sheree, his children and other members of the family were with him when he passed.  At the time of his passing, Speaker

Morning Reads for Friday, June 24, 2022

Gov. Brian Kemp to give sworn recorded statement in Fulton County’s investigation of former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn Georgia elections in 2020. Rep. (?) Marjorie Greene denies asking for pardon from White House after January 6, 2021 riot, despite story from White House aide. Sen. Jon Ossoff calls for investigation of Pulaski State

Marjorie Taylor-Greene Declared Qualified as GA-14 Candidate

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has adopted the decision by Judge Charles R. Beaudrot that Marjorie Taylor-Greene is qualified as a candidate for Representative of Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. A challenge to her qualifications based on her actions and statements as a Congresswoman was issued by David Rowan, Donald Guyatt, Robert Rasbury, Ruth Demeter,

Sen. Tyler Harper Op-Ed: The Rising Price of Fertilizer—And Its Impact on Georgia’s Farmers and Consumers

The following is an op-ed submitted by State Senator Tyler Harper, Republican Nominee for Commissioner of Agriculture: Across the country, American families are feeling the pain as prices on fuel, groceries, and virtually every product continue to climb to record highs. In Georgia, our consumers are facing particularly devastating prices. Last week, the average price