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Sine Die Wrap-Up: A Joint Statement From The Lieutenant Governor And Speaker Of The House

Below is a joint press release covering the accomplishments of the Georgia General Assembly this year after adjourning Sine Die as well as the made through Governor Nathan Deal’s leadership. Atlanta, GA – Today, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) led the General Assembly to adjourn Sine Die for the 154th legislative session. This

Guest Column: The Madness of Not Passing Fantasy Contests Act

Former GeorgiaPol contributor and nationally-known bigwig Jason Pye has penned an op-ed in support of HB 118, a piece of legislation sponsored by Representative Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) to responsibly preserve online fantasy sports games in Georgia that is currently held up by the Senate in the waning days of the legislative session. Jason’s op-ed follows.

Brunch Bill Breezes To Governor’s Desk

The ability to drink your mimosas before noon has come one step closer today. The Georgia State House gave final approval to SB 17 which would, through local referendum, allow local governments to change the time that restaurants could serve alcohol on Sundays to before noon. The measure passed 97-64 and now awaits Governor Nathan

Facebook To Build New Data Center In Newton County

Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Facebook will be building a 1 million square foot data center in Newton County. The $750 million investment will net at least 100 new jobs over the next five years according to a press release issued by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. There is much buzz about Atlanta

Term Limits Are Not A Silver Bullet

Over the past few days, I’ve seen a sudden uptick of activity on the Dade County GOP Facebook page with a couple of people expressing their ire over their county’s commissioners proposing another T-SPLOST question to be placed on the May general primary ballot after the last one was defeated in November of 2017. The