Category: Business & Economy

Demand For Rental Homes Clashes With Those Who Want To Restrict Supply

This week’s Courier Herald column: Like many components of household budgets, rents have been increasing.  They’re now increasing at increasing rates.  Data provided by real estate consulting firm CoreLogic this week revealed that year over year rents for single family homes are showing double digit increases, with demand especially strong across the sun belt.  Nationally,

Do Georgia’s Senators Side With Unions Or Georgia’s Workers?

This week’s Courier Herald column: A few months ago I wrote a column suggesting that it was time to accept electric vehicles as mainstream.  Too many, mostly from conservative political circles, associate the advancement in technology with overreaching political agendas. The two concepts can and should be treated separately.  Adapting to new technologies and incorporating

Georgia Answering Call For More Cybersecurity Workers

Last week’s Courier Herald column: I had a long drive Tuesday, and much of it was punctuated by recurring news updates regarding President Biden’s summit of leaders from the tech and financial industries on Cybersecurity.  While the meeting had been highly choreographed to emphasize what private industry is already doing to combat the ever present