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ABOUT DAMN TIME: Brunch Bill Signed Into Law

Today, Governor Nathan Deal signed the “Bunch Bill”, Senate Bill 17, into law. The bill would allow restaurants to serve alcohol on Sunday mornings starting at 11 AM rather than the current 12:30. So can you start drinking this Sunday? Well, not yet. There will need to be referendum which should be on the ballot

John Carson introduces Hands-Free Driving Law

Building on the findings of the House Study Committee on Distracted Driving which he chaired, Representative Carson today introduced a bill to curb the use of tablets, laptops, cell phones, Pokemon Go, and everything north of the fidget spinner while driving. Taking your eyes off the road to drive would seem to make things more

What’s the Price of a few Charter Flights?

Tom Price was needled for his seemingly too serendipitous stock sales prior to confirmation, but he weathered that mini-scandal and became Secretary of Health and Human Services. But it is still up in the air whether he’ll be able to land safely in DC from his latest personal profiteering, or be diverted back home. Secretary

Buddy Carter wants to “snatch a knot in their ass”

Where “their” either refers to some combination of Lisa Murkowski, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins, or perhaps the entire Republican contingent in the United States Senate. Using a reasoned approach, TheHill has determined the Representative from Georgia’s 1st Congressional district means Lisa alone. What arose Buddy’s colloquial best? Well, that Senators Collins and Murkowski saw

Georgia House Dems Elect New Leader

Today, the House Democratic Caucus took a huge step toward becoming a functional organization that can be relied on to champion strong, progressive policies that make life better for Georgians. The elections to replace the outgoing House leadership were held today, and first up was the most important: Minority Leader, abdicated by Stacey Abrams since

Mid-Afternoon Reads for July 3rd!

  On this day in history, three items of particular interest. 1863 – Pickett’s Charge, a futile Confederate infantry assault against Union Army positions, occurred during the final and bloodiest day of fighting in the Battle of Gettysburg, marking a turning point in the American Civil War. 1940 – Second World War: The British Navy attacked the French fleet, fearing that the ships would fall into German

Stacey Evans and her path to success

  In this era of politicians whose views change like the seasons, Stacey Evans has been a rock, holding firm against the erosion of the HOPE program. When someone is so strong, so immovable, it’s not polling or putting a finger in the wind that gives her that strength. Evans has the strength of her