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 –
Despite polling almost 9 points behind Marcy Westmoreland Sakrison (R), Philip Singleton (R) has forced a runoff to be held on October 1 by garnering almost 37% of the vote to Sakrison’s 34%. Jill E. Prouty (D) finished with 22% and Nina Blackwelder (R) at 7%.
This post will cover the various responses that we may receive from elected officials, past and present, in response to Sen. Isakson’s announcement of his resignation at the end of the year. SPEAKER DAVID RALSTON: “The loss of Johnny Isakson from public life will leave a void in Georgia which is beyond comprehension. While I
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
It is time for the 2019 College Football Pick’Em Challenge. While Ed Hula is still running the actual game, I will be helping to keep things updated on this site to try to keep it a community event. Take some time to sign-up and join us for the 2019 College Football Pick’Em Challenge. The password
Rosetta Stone Communications conducted a survey between August 20-21 of 300 residents in Georgia House District 71 via phone for the special election to be held on September 3. The poll shows that Marci Westmoreland Sakrison (R) leads at 30.3%, well short of an outright victory. Phillip Singleton (R) is polling at second at 21.6%,
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has added four Republicans from Georgia running for Congress to the “On the Radar” list for its Young Guns program. The four candidates are former Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Ben Bullock (GA-7), Lynne Homrich (GA-7), and GA Sen. Renee Unterman (GA-7). The Young Guns program “mentors and supports candidates
GA-6 The AJC is reporting that Donnie Bolena, Republican candidate for GA-6, has withdrawn from the race due to pressure from GOP officials to drop out. In a Facebook post, Bolena referred to himself as a “white nationalist” which did not sit well with a lot of people, including possibly the President Donald Trump camp.
Speaker of the Georgia House David Ralston’s office issued a press release today, which can be seen in full below, stating that they will begin working on Gov. Brian Kemp’s request for cuts in the 2020 and 2021 state budgets. Ralston states in the press release: “Looking for cuts in an already lean-state budget will
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) is calling for a 4% budget reduction from all agencies, except those with certain exemptions, from the current budget for 2020. He is further asking for a total of 6% budget reduction in 2021 from the current budget. You can see more about the request at the Governor’s Office of