Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Wednesday, November 20

Georgia Watch Congressman Lewis’s tribute to Johnny and take a moment to appreciate both Georgia gentlemen The wildly under-reported Republican flip of the 11th Circuit (GA, FL, AL) Teresa Tomlinson skips a debate in her hometown SoS Raffensperger introduces voting system to accommodate voters with disabilities Gwinnett Chairwoman Charlotte Nash proposes $1.83B budget Terror attack

Sen. Isakson Endorses Handel in GA-6 Primary

Sen. Johnny Isakson has publicly endorsed former Rep. Karen Handel in the GA-6 Republican primary. The field has been narrowed to three Republican candidates after the recent exits of Brandon Beach and Nicole Rodden: Kenneth Brown, Marjorie Taylor Greene, and Karen Handel. Sen. Isakson: “Karen Handel is one of the hardest working people I know.

Rodden Suspends GA-6 Campaign

Five days after former State Senator Brandon Beach dropped out of the GA-6 race, Nicole Rodden has announced that she is suspending her campaign as Republican candidate for Congress in GA-6. From a press release from Rodden’s campaign: The motto for the United States Merchant Marine Academy is Acta Non Verba, meaning ‘deeds not words.’

Rural Broadband in Low Income Areas

Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins reintroduced the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act, House Resolution 5082, to encourage broadband development in economically disadvantaged communities. The GO Act allows governors to designate one-fourth of their state’s low-income communities as Gigabit Opportunities Zones.  It also provides tax incentives for companies to invest in gigabit-capable broadband expansion within these

Morning Reads for Friday, November 15, 2019

Great news – President Jimmy Carter up and moving around.  Sometimes Babylon Bee looks like a real news site. Dolly is the Queen of Everything.  Hamburger history. Anybody into vintage subway cars?  A long line of tiny Mr. Rogers. Gannett now nation’s largest publisher. A big “Bah, Humbug!” to Durham, New Hampshire. Strange gases mean

Governor Kemp Sets Deadline To Apply For U.S. Senate

The time to apply to become a United States Senator is coming to a close. Governor Kemp’s office sent out the following notice this morning: Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that all qualified Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate must submit their application online by Monday, November 18 at 5 PM.

Expanded Newborn VA Care

Yesterday the House passed H.R. 3224, the Deborah Sampson Act, which includes the Newborn Care Improvement Act sponsored by 9th District Congressman Doug Collins. The Newborn Care Improvement Act, introduced by Collins in May 2019, extends the amount of time female veterans’ newborns are eligible to receive medical care through the Department of Veterans Affairs

Morning Reads for Wednesday, November 13

Georgia Pray for President Carter as he recovers from surgery. Atlanta’s pro teams have United (get it?) to back HOPE revenue generating online gambling Teresa Tomlinson honored Veterans Day by asking you for money University System enrollment at record high; larger than the combined populations of Savannah and Macon Gwinnett YIMBY Gwinnett/North Fulton/Cobb are sterling