Northwest Georgia Young Republican Beau Patton announced yesterday that he is running for state representative against incumbent Bruce Broadrick for the Dalton-centric 4th district seat: He made an announcement speech at the Northwest Georgia Young Republicans club meeting yesterday evening. “I’m not running on specific issues, I’m running to be a voice for the people
Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) was on CBS This Morning earlier in the week to discuss the lack of access for rural areas and the legislation (Gigabit Opportunity Act) he has introduced to address it. You can check out the video here: “Rural Internet access” probably invokes the thought of the farmer who can’t get high-speed
Today, members of the Georgia Republican Party State Committee gathered in Warner Robbins to make a few decisions. Some of those decisions involved resolutions that were left upon the table from the state convention earlier this year. This was also the first meeting of the state committee where new GAGOP Chairman John Watson took the
C-SPAN aired a new member interview with Georgia’s newest Member of Congress, Congresswoman Karen Handel (R-GA-06). In the interview, Handel discusses her experience as a new member of Congress, her family, her district, and the special election. Click here to watch the video in the C-SPAN video library.
Senator David Shafer (R-Duluth) has been racking up endorsements for his bid for the Republican nod for Lieutenant Governor. Among those are current Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens, former Congressman John Linder, The Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, and Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Senator Shafer is adding another name to that list: Bob Barr. The
Last week, AT&T and local leaders cut the ribbon on a new fixed wireless service in Lee and Sumter Counties in south Georgia. It’s the first area in Georgia where AT&T set up fixed wireless, a technology different than broadband through the cell network. From WFXL, Fox31: The service, which targets rural and underserved areas,
Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The appropriations bill is what fund the Department of Homeland Security annually. In that bill, the House will appropriate $1.6 billion to start construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border which was one of President Donald Trump’s main campaign topics. There is also