Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 24

Good morning! It’s official: the 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are postponed until 2021. The Georgia tax filing deadline was postponed to July 15, 2020 (the same date as the federal filing deadline). Rome is one of many cities in Georgia that issued a shelter-in-place order. Floyd County will likely follow suit. The Farm

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 17

Good morning, and happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is where you can find information about COVID-19 in Georgia, including the tally of cases and deaths, which is updated daily at noon, which symptoms to look for, what to do if you suspect you may be infected with, or have been exposed to COVID-19, and the

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 10

Good morning! Here’s the latest Quinnipiac Poll on the Democratic Presidential Primary. More reads below the graphic: Payroll tax cuts are one way Trump hopes to calm unsteady markets. The existential dilemma we face each day in the General Assembly: What is a nut, even? The House version of the FY 2021 budget has half

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 3

Good morning! It’s Day 2 of Qualifying. Late last night, Governor Kemp confirmed that there are two cases of the COVID-19 virus in Georgia. It’s Super Tuesday! (What is Super Tuesday?) Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the race, and along with Butiegege, she endorsed Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination. Basil Eleby, the Atlanta man

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 25

Happy Mardi Gras! Here’s your soundtrack for today. What Georgians need to know about Coronavirus. U.S. stocks took a dive yesterday, perhaps in response to the coronavirus outbreak. In 1962, Mary Frances Early was the first African-American to graduate from the University of Georgia. Today, the University will dedicate the College of Education in her

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 11

Good morning! It’s raining. Here’s a short story. The deconstruction and removal of the Golden Ray is set to begin later this month. The Twin Pines mining company will withdraw – and resubmit – their proposal to operate a titanium mine in the Okefenokee Swamp. Grady High School students are lobbying for a name change

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 4

As of this writing, it is nearly midnight 7:00 AM in Atlanta, and on this night day in the Year of Our Lord 2020, we still do not know who prevailed in the Iowa caucuses. Of special note: today is Day 11 of the 2020 Legislative session, and over in the House, we have voted

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 28

Good morning! Georgia’s junior Senator offers insight into how to win colleagues and influencing president. Or something. Meanwhile, in Atlanta… a resolution to change November’s jungle primary to a good, old-fashioned partisan primary in May won bipartisan support from a House subcommittee. Whenever the election happens, it’s increasingly clear that Rep. Doug Collins is ready

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 21

Good morning! It’s Budget Week. At the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. commemorative service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, his daughter Bernice shared a message of unity during a time of political discord. (Many, many candidates were present to hear this message.) There was a car fire inside the Golden Ray. The Canadian Broadcasting

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 14

Good morning! Today is the second legislative day. If you’d like to play along at home, here’s the Adjournment Resolution with the schedule through early February. If you wear a seatbelt, you have a much better chance of staying alive in a car crash. The chances of a seatbelt bill surviving the Senate? Eh, maybe