We have a battle over how to document success in Georgia’s public schools, and it pits Governor Nathan Deal and the State Board of Education versus the State School Superintendent, Richard Woods. At the crux of the issue is the federal “Every Student Succeeds Act”, which requires states to file a plan with the Federal
Lieutenant Gov. Casey Cagle came to the University of Georgia last night to speak at a College Republicans event about his 2018 gubernatorial campaign. He gave a slightly-modified version of his campaign stump speech ($100 million in tax cuts, 500,000 jobs…you know). He focused more on workforce development given that he was speaking to soon-to-be
The investigation into the Stacey-Abrams-led and much-maligned (on all sides) New Georgia Project finished, finding a massive, high-level conspiracy executed by the top names of Georgia Democratic politics. Just kidding! According to the AJC just 53 of the 87,000 voter registration forms the State Elections Board reviewed were allegedly forged. And the perpetrators were 25
Up in D.C., it remains to be seen if paranoia over a globalist takeover of our dear Republic will be the dominant economic worldview. But here in Georgia, we’re reaping plenty of benefits from being a key U.S. player in the global economy. In a statement released Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal said the Peach State
With the departure of Camilla Knowles at the Department of Community Affairs, some changes in the state’s organizational chart were in order. Governor Deal has announced three appointments today: Christopher Nunn will lead the Department of Community Affairs, moving over from the Department of Administrative Services. Shawn Ryan will leave his post at the Georgia
Last night, Governor Nathan Deal announced that he was sending a crew from the Georgia National Guard to Texas in order to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. WTOC reports that the 15-member crew is from the 165th Airlift Wing, and they are already in route to the affected area. They will be using
State Representative Chuck Williams (R-Watkinsville) has been named by Governor Nathan Deal as the new Director of the Georgia Forestry Commission. This means that the greater Athens area with have two new Representatives in the Georgia House for the upcoming session, as Rep Regina Quick of Athens was just named to the Superior Court Bench.