Author: Lawton Sack

Three Senate Study Committees Appointed by Lt. Gov. Duncan

From a press release: Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan today announced the members of three Senate Study Committees: SR 442 (Senate Study Committee on Creating a Georgia Agricultural Marketing Authority), SR 479 (Senate Evaluating E-Scooters and other Innovative Mobility Options for Georgians Study Committee), and SR 153 (Senate Study Committee on Revising Voting Rights for Nonviolent

Morning Reads for Wednesday, June 19

Juneteenth Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation, an order was read in Texas on June 19, 1865 announcing that all slaves were free in Texas and throughout the United States. Part of the order read: “This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property between former masters and slaves,

Rep. Loudermilk Aims for Reducing Regulations on Community Banks and Credit Unions

Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R, GA-11) issued the following press release after he re-introducing the bipartisan Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act (CRRA), H.R. 3198: “Some of the many problems that exist within our federal regulatory agencies is their continued enforcement of outdated, duplicative, or irrelevant regulations, which many of the community banks and credit unions describe as

11th District Military Academy Appointees

From a press release from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R, GA-11): Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) has issued the following statement on the students from Georgia’s 11th Congressional District who were accepted into our prestigious military service academies: “The United States has some of the most prestigious military academies in the world; and, being accepted into one

Sammy Baker Announces for Senate District 45

Sammy Baker has announced his candidacy as a Republican for the Senate seat currently held by Sen. Renee Unterman in Senate District 45. Unterman formally announced her candidacy for Congress from GA-7 last week. From a press release: Local businessman Samuel “Sammy” Baker announced Wednesday that he will be a candidate for Georgia Senate District

Unterman Responds to DCCC’s Comments

GA Senator Renee Unterman has issued the following remarks in response to the DCCC’s criticisms of her candidacy: “If there were any question I’m the Republican that the liberals are scared to face, this answers it. I hope they keep it coming. I want voters in Gwinnett and Forsyth counties to know I’m the conservative