Category: Governor

Evans Campaign Says Ethics Complaint “Frivolous” and “False”

Don’t believe the ethics complaint. That’s the not-unexpected response from Stacey Evans’ gubernatorial campaign. In a statement sent to news outlets on Friday, Seth Clark, a spokesperson for the Evans campaign blasted the complaint filed against his boss.  “The complaint filed by Stacey Abrams’ campaign manager is frivolous,” he wrote. “It is filled with factual

I Think Stacey Evans Just Went Negative Using A Positive Endorsement

Stacey Evans may have neutralized a massive chunk of Stacey Abrams support. In a day of trading endorsements, Evans had the better one. Emmanuel Jones, the former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus took great effort to show what he perceived was Abrams’ too-eager willingness to work with Republicans on signature Democratic issues. Here are

Surprise Surprise — NRA Endorses Casey Cagle

The NRA returned the Delta favor to Casey Cagle by endorsing his gubernatorial bid. In a statement from the campaign, Cagle said: “I’m a lifetime member of the NRA, and I’m proud of my unwavering record for the Second Amendment. Like the NRA, I believe the framers of the Constitution meant what they said when

Gubernatorial Candidates Missing in Action

Last night all the Georgia gubernatorial candidates were invited to participate in a community forum at Atlanta Technical College.  Of the nine candidates invited five confirmed their attendance yet only one candidate for the Governor of Georgia appeared before the packed audience – Representative Stacey Evans.   The event hosted by Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Zeta

Georgia’s Legacies, Past And Future

This week’s Courier Herald column: The last week of Georgia’s 2018 meeting of the General Assembly featured even more symbolism and ceremony than usual. There were the customary farewell speeches by members who won’t be returning after this year’s election. On Tuesday and Wednesday, there was also a casket in the middle of the rotunda.

Budget Agreement Finalized: QBE Fully Funded

This morning the conference committee on Georgia’s FY 2019 Budget met to announce an agreement on the final budget, likely to be voted on today in both chambers. Of note, the economy has continued to grow and the Governor’s revenue estimate has been adjusted upward. As such, not only will Governor Deal leave office with