Category: Congress

Sen. Loeffler Finally Adopts Transparency, Divests From Stocks

It’s hard to not feel sympathy for Senator Loeffler after reading her woe-is-me op-ed in The Wall Street Journal. Still, it’s a good thing she’s finally doing what the honorable Senator should have done four months ago by divesting herself from her stock holdings. I mean, it isn’t as if elected officials should go above

Georgia Will Receive Additional $9.2 Million To Fight COVID-19

Senators Perdue and Loeffler sent a press release earlier today announcing an additional $9.2 million in federal funding to fight COVID-19 in Georgia. The monies are part of the Phase One funding package and will go toward local and state health authorities’ efforts. The full release is below: Perdue, Loeffler Announce Another $9.2 Million For

Georgians Weigh In On Impeachment Vote

Tonight, without a vote from the Minority Party, Democrats in the U.S. House voted to impeach President Trump. Congressman Doug Collins from GA-9, Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, was the highest profile Georgian on the matter to this point. Collins office sent over the following press release: “Without offering sufficient evidence or alleging actual

Senator Isakson’s Legacy Is One Of Problem Solving

This week’s Courier Herald column: In last week’s column I wrote about Senator Johnny Isakson’s farewell speech.  It was a direct charge to his peers to get beyond today’s hyper-partisan rhetoric and solve our country’s problems. It was not an appeal for bipartisanship for bipartisanship’s sake, but for a return to a focus on the

Republicans Respond To Democratic-Led Formal Impeachment Inquiry

The circus has come to town. Okay, the circus has been in town, but it’s about to get bigger. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this afternoon that the House will proceed in a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s actions. Speaker Pelosi has been very reserved in pursuing impeachment since Democrats gained the

Governor Orders Evacuation From Coastal Counties; Others Add Encouragement To Heed Warnings

We interrupt your holiday because a hurricane wants to do so as well. This morning, Governor Brian Kemp has ordered the mandatory evacuation of six Georgia coastal counties. To aid the evacuation, I-16 will have “contra-flow” beginning tomorrow, with eastbound lanes converted to additional westbound lanes in order to expedite traffic away from the coast.