The Senate today has passed a compromise adoption bill today 53-2, along the lines of an agreement reached last Thursday. The bill can now move to the Governor’s desk for signature, and Georgia’s children can become permanent members of their new families sooner and with less government bureaucracy involved. Representative Bert Reeves of Marietta needs
In a tied vote Monday evening, broken by Mayor Max Bacon, Smyrna became the first city in Georgia to institute a hands-free ordinance for drivers. According to the Cobb County Courier, Councilor Derek Norton sponsored and lobbied for the measure. Voting “yes” with Councilor Norton were Corky Welch and Doug Stoner, while Susan Wilson, Andrea
When does the debate on abortion begin? Probably not with tax bills. Certainly not with tax bills if you are NARAL, which took issue over Karen Handel’s “pushing” the new GOP tax bill*. In other words: NARAL views Handel’s seat as vulnerable and on that we agree. In a statement released ahead of Thursday’s vote
You’d like to think no one in Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office or the KSU Center for Election Systems would be so glaringly inept as to wipe the data off a server that is the center of a lawsuit over election security. And that they wouldn’t do so immediately after said lawsuit was filed.
This week’s Courier Herald column: Some of you need to move to the right. All of us need to get our friends and neighbors to understand when they need to move to the right. No, this isn’t about political directions, though it is about a problem that has been addressed through the political process. More
UPDATE: WHAT IS GOING ON IT IS NOT EVEN 7:00 AM AND THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL IS NOT SURE WHAT IS HAPPENING (and thus, I don’t, and you, dear reader, are poorer in life). Apparently Reed did not veto the pot legislation. And at least one City Council social media staffer will be fired before
The video of Scout Shultz, the Georgia Tech student is baffling. The actions of law enforcement should not be so predictable that suicide by cop can be an option. Is lethal force, excessive force, shoot-to-kill, the standard we want for American law enforcement? Are there other reasonable options for law enforcement in 2017? The case