Category: People of GaPol

Thankful For 2017

Thanksgiving is usually when folks reflect back on the year and think of our blessings.  In spite of the challenges that 2017 has thrown us, we still have been blessed.  I am certainly counting all of my blessings this year.  I haven’t really said what has transpired in the last few months, but the time

Happy Birthday Stefan!

Exciting news to bring you on Stefan Turkheimer’s birthday.  He’s apparently decided to expand over coverage of Georgia politics to make us whole and complete.  Per Facebook, here’s a picture of Stefan and his much better half Emma today in Georgia.  Tblisi, Georgia: This should tell you about Stefan’s commitment to make our coverage complete.

DFCS Isn’t A Four-Letter Word Anymore

Bobby Cagle is retiring as the head of Georgia’s Department of Family and Child Services. He’s penned the following Op-Ed to discuss the agency that he’s handing over to new leadership. Four years ago, Georgia DFCS was in a state of crisis. For months, headlines blared the agency’s deficiencies at the time: seemingly unending backlogs

Randy Evans Nominated As Ambassador To Luxembourg

Long time GOP stalwart James Randolph “Randy” Evans will be nominated as the new Ambassador to Luxembourg.  Per the White House: James Randolph Evans of Georgia to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Mr. Evans is a distinguished attorney, author and public servant. He

Deal Names Nunn To Head DCA; Ryan Over Administrative Services; Noggle To Run Student Finance Commission

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