Category: Morning Reads

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 3, 2019

On this date in 1922, Rebecca L. Felton became the first female to hold office of U.S. Senator. She was appointed by Governor Thomas W. Hardwick of Georgia to fill a vacancy. Timely…isn’t it? Peaches Deputy sues over lacking transgender insurance coverage. Georgia’s Dignity Act takes effect. Gay student support group met with opposition. Atlanta’s

Morning Reads for Wednesday, September 18

Georgia Visit Habersham and Rabun to drive through Georgia’s most scenic highway AG Carr joined the OxyContin lawsuit Sunbelt urban growth is the best longterm trend in American politics for Democrats. (Yes, I know the other one, but it’s simply not true) Meria Carstarphen was a firefighter, but “the fire’s out” Sunday Service in Atlanta!

Morning Reads – Thursday, August 29, 2019

On this date in 1957, Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina set a filibuster record in the U.S. when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes.  Peaches Seriously Jon Ossoff. Ga Republicans mad at Democrat over comment. The fight for educational inclusion in Georgia. Will the bees please stand and be counted? Advocacy group speaks out about vaping

Morning Reads – Thursday, August 1, 2019

Good morning & happy Thursday!Did you know…that today is the 229th anniversary of the completion of the first US Census, which included 17 states and counted just over 3.9 million people. It’s also the 126th anniversary of the patent for shredded wheat. Peaches Georgia gets bad news on Medicaid waiver funding. Abortion rate in Georgia

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 25, 2019

Peaches The Erica Thomas incident wasn’t national news, but that never stops our outrage-hungry media. Gwinnett doing Gwinnett things. Rural broadband estimates = $3+ billion. The complicated math behind buying a college education in Georgia. Georgia’s Coast is Not an Ashtray. DC Appellate Lawyer to Defend Georgia Abortion Ban. Jimmy Carter GOP blocks election security

Morning Reads – Wednesday, July 24, 2019

An intelligent hell would be better than a stupid paradise. – Victor Hugo Standard anti-abortion groups ask a federal judge to block ‘heartbeat’ bill. The other Georgia has some interesting people. Disability rights advocate and Capitol regular Dawn Alford has passed. Got something to say about the Georgia Hemp Farming Act rules? State Representative Jasperse