Author: Lawton Sack

**Updated: Gov. Kemp and U.S. Senators Respond to Water Litigation Ruling

Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following statement in response to Special Master Paul Kelly’s ruling in Georgia’s water litigation: “We greatly appreciate Special Master Kelly’s recognition of Georgia’s strong, evidence-based case in this litigation,” said Governor Kemp. “We will continue to be good stewards of water resources in every corner of our state, and

Gov. Kemp’s Remarks on Justice Benham’s Retirement

It was announced today that Justice Robert Benham will be retiring effective March 1, 2020 from the Georgia Supreme Court. Governor Brian Kemp stated: “Justice Benham is a trailblazer, freedom fighter, and fiercely compassionate soul who has always led by example and personified integrity,” said Governor Kemp. “The profession of law and Georgia’s Judiciary are

Statements on Appointment of Kelly Loeffler

Sen. Johnny Isakson’s Press Release: U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today congratulated Kelly Loeffler, chief executive officer of Atlanta-based financial services firm Bakkt, on her appointment to the U.S. Senate. Loeffler was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp to fill the vacancy that will be created by Isakson’s upcoming resignation from the Senate on Dec. 31.

Future U.S. Sen. Loeffler’s Election Website Goes Live

Shortly after she was announced as Georgia’s next United States Senator, Kelly Loeffler’s website has gone live at Future Senator Loeffler addressed some concerns that others have raised about her appointment on her site (emphasis is mine): “Kelly Loeffler is a conservative businesswoman and political outsider appointed by Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp to

Georgia Young Republicans Show Support for Gov. Kemp’s Forthcoming Senate Pick

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Young Republicans have unanimously approved a resolution “in support of Governor Brian Kemp and his appointment to fill the vacant U.S. Senate seat following the retirement of Senator Johnny Isakson on January 1st.” GYR State Chairman Colt Chambers: “The Georgia Young Republicans stand squarely behind Governor Kemp and

Sen. Isakson Endorses Handel in GA-6 Primary

Sen. Johnny Isakson has publicly endorsed former Rep. Karen Handel in the GA-6 Republican primary. The field has been narrowed to three Republican candidates after the recent exits of Brandon Beach and Nicole Rodden: Kenneth Brown, Marjorie Taylor Greene, and Karen Handel. Sen. Isakson: “Karen Handel is one of the hardest working people I know.

Rodden Suspends GA-6 Campaign

Five days after former State Senator Brandon Beach dropped out of the GA-6 race, Nicole Rodden has announced that she is suspending her campaign as Republican candidate for Congress in GA-6. From a press release from Rodden’s campaign: The motto for the United States Merchant Marine Academy is Acta Non Verba, meaning ‘deeds not words.’

Dr. Rich McCormick Releases First Ad in GA-7 Race

Dr. Rich McCormick, one of nine Republicans running to replace Rep. Rob Woodall in Georgia’s 7th District, has released his first ad for the May, 2020 primary. Rep. Woodall previously announced that he is not seeking re-election. There are also seven Democrats in the race. Dr. McCormick: “From putting myself through college to joining the

Tight Race in College Pick-Em

We are in the 11th week of College Football and the CFP playoff race is a tight one. It appears the same way for the race for bragging rights in our 2019 College Pick’Em Challenge. The Top 5 at the moment are: Kavorca – 433HarperCB – 413UGA Law Dawg – 411Dawgs rule! – 408Blessed Bulldog