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Chief Justice of Georgia Supreme Court Issues Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency

Yesterday, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton issued an order declaring a Statewide Judicial Emergency effective immediately due to the spread of COVID-19 in Georgia. The order is in effect through April 13th unless it is extended. From a presser posted on the Georgia Supreme Court’s website: The order states that courts “should remain open to

Hall County Sees Three Republicans Qualify For Commission Chair

Incumbent Hall County Commission Chairman Richard Higgins has drawn two challengers in the Republican primary this May. Hall County family law attorney Judy Sartain announced her intent to run in June of last year and issued the following presser when she qualified earlier this week: (Gainesville)-Republican attorney Judy Sartain formally qualified this week to run

Making Georgia The Epicenter of Digital Health Innovation

Information Technology is a large field, and Georgia is quickly becoming the home to a range of tech companies from small startups to large Fortune 50 companies (or their IT divisions). It’s a field that has major impact to Georgia’s economy. Financial Technology (or Fintech, for short) has visibility when discussing policy that affects technology

Congressman Doug Collins Is In For Senate

The Daily Caller has confirmed through an aide that Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) is, indeed, running for US Senate against Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA): Republican Georgia Rep. Doug Collins plans to run for the battleground Senate seat in Georgia, the Daily Caller confirmed Monday. Collins will likely face the newly appointed Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly

14th District Gets Another New Candidate For Congress

Republicans in Georgia’s 14th congressional will have another candidate to consider to succeed Congressman Tom Graves. Kyle Perkins announced his candidacy for Congress on Facebook today. In a letter posted on the Paulding Republican Women Facebook Group today, he mentions that he has been politically involved for a couple of years. The native Midwesterner and

Secretary of State Raffensperger Backs Bill To Codify Special Election Practice

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a press release a few days ago saying that he backs HB 757. The bill would codify the process of setting special election qualifying dates–a process that has been followed by state officials for about four decades now–into state law. The bill that’s being carried by House Judiciary Chairman

New Entrant In GA-14; Lilburn Mayor Running For HD-108

The Gwinnett Daily Post is reporting that Lilburn Mayor Johnny Crist will be resigning as mayor. Mayor Crist, who has served as mayor since 2012, will seek the Republican nomination for House District 108 and challenge State Representative Jasmine Clark (D-Lilburn). There is also a new entrant into Georgia’s 14th Congressional District race. Rome neurosurgeon