Category: Politics

Rep. Loudermilk supports Financial Reforms

This week the US House of Representatives passed a bipartisan package of 32 bills intended to increase access to capital markets for small businesses and startups. Lawmakers voted almost unanimously to pass the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act after the leaders of the House Financial Services Committee announced a deal following months of markups and negotiations.

AG’s Office Issues Scam Alert for Fake Sweepstakes Targeting Older Georgians

From the Office of the Attorney General: The Office of the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit has received a number of complaints about sweepstakes scams targeting older consumers. “We are urging consumers to get involved and speak with their friends and family about how to avoid this scam and others,” said Attorney General Chris Carr.

Rep. Ferguson Introduces Act to Build Southern Wall

From a press release from Rep. Drew Ferguson’s (R, GA-3) office: Congressman Drew Ferguson today introduced the American Border Act authorizing the construction of a wall along our southern border. “Countries have borders. Human and drug traffickers as well as illegal immigrants are undeterred by theoretical lines and polite ‘do not enter.’ Americans will never

Gov. Deal Endorses David Shafer

Gov. Nathan Deal jumped into the Governor’s race by officially endorsing Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle on Monday. He has now made an endorsement for Sen. David Shafer in the Lieutenant Governor primary. Gov. Deal: “Since taking office in 2011, my top priority has been making Georgia the best place in the nation to live, work

Morning Reads for July 18

The Party of the Great Communicator truly has it’s rightful air.  Jimmy: Under Trump the Government is Worse than it has been Before Mayor Bottoms already doing better than Mayor Reed.  The President Without a Party: The Trials of Jimmy Carter The Atlantic adds Atlanta team to its coverage.  Could Gwinnett finally have mass transit?  West

Rep. Handel: Russia Must Be Held Accountable

Rep. Karen Handel (R, GA-6) took to Facebook this afternoon to share her thoughts on Russia’s involvement in the 2016 elections: “As I have said before, Russia is not our friend; Russia is not an ally. Based on U.S. intelligence community findings, as well as the findings of the House Intelligence Committee, it is abundantly

Monday Morning Reads — July 16

Happy Monday, everyone! Most importantly, Happy Birthday Week to me! France defeated Croatia to win the World Cup. Trump is meeting with Putin today. CNN is covering it. America is like, putting tariffs on China and they’re totally bugging so they’re placing more tariffs and Europe is like, guys stop! Atlanta’s underground cosplay culture. Cagle