Author: Teri

Which Dems Might Run In The 2020 Senate Special?

We’ve discussed possibilities for who Governor Kemp might appoint to fill the vacancy left when Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Statesman) resigns from the Senate at the end of this year, and plenty of folks are debating whether Kemp will appoint a placeholder, or a 2020 contender. What is clear is that the 2020 Senate races –

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 26

Good morning! Throughout Georgia, upstanding citizens are qualifying to run for local office. Can a convicted felon run for office? Well, that depends on how you define “moral turpitude” and whether you receive a pardon. And running for office isn’t the same thing as holding office. It’s complicated. Just…watch the clip. How Georgia’s cities got

The Latest on the Ethylene Oxide Situation

The next public meeting on Ethylene Oxide is tonight, Monday, August 19, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Cobb Civic Center. An Open House will precede the meeting, and from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM, representatives from the EPA, the Georgia EPD, the CDC, and community organizations will be available to discuss the issue one-on-one.

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 13

Good morning! What do Ann Coulter, Tucker Carlson, Rush Limbaugh, and Donald Trump have in common with the domestic terrorist who murdered 22 people at an El Paso Walmart? The words they use when they talk about immigrants. A lawsuit alleging negligence on the part of the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel related to a Legionnaires’ disease

“Pride, Ego, and Bad Advice”

Former gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams, who finished last in the 2018 GOP primary, wrote this morning that he regrets his campaign and that he was guided by “pride, ego, and bad advice.” In May, Williams pled guilty to fraud charges that stemmed from a bizarre campaign theft allegation, and was sentenced to probation. From his

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 6

Good morning! Most of Georgia’s children are back in school, so please be safe (and patient) when you’re driving your morning and afternoon commutes. Toni Morrison has died. Michael Williams (yes, the guy with the “Deportation Bus” that was best known for breaking down on the side of the highway) apologized for running for Governor,

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 30

Good morning! If you live in metro Atlanta, get ready to either work from home or endure wrenching traffic as a result of rolling roadblocks, because the Vice President returns to Atlanta on Friday. Your job doesn’t even matter, though, because a 16-year-old just won $3 million in a Fortnite tournament. The many faces of

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 23

Good morning! Summertime, and the living’s easy. Or something. Georgia’s film production industry remains active, with 46 productions currently on the roster. The Atlanta Rotary and other city leaders hope that Atlanta will be the choice to host the 2020 Nobel Peace Summit. Chatham County’s District Attorney was named Georgia’s DA of the year. More

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 16

Good morning! I was supposed to be in New Orleans this week. I am not in New Orleans. I do not miss the humidity, but I do miss the people, and the food, and all the rest of it (well, I do not miss the potholes). The sentiment, “If you don’t like it here, leave”