Tricia Pridemore has been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Stan Wise, giving her incumbent status prior to qualifying for the position next month. Pridemore has already announced as a candidate for the seat (disclosure, she’s a friend and I’ve made a contribution). The PSC has quite a few issues on its plate, with
Fifty years ago Ronald Yancey became the first African American to graduate from Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech founded in 1885, did not admit African Americans until Yancey in 1968. The admission of Yancey was not easy. He was rejected for not fitting the “Tech model of success.” Just in case anyone pretends not to know
From a campaign press release– 2/19/2018 ATLANTA – Georgia’s Deputy Insurance Commissioner announced plans to step down from his post to run for Georgia’s Insurance Commissioner in the Republican Primary to be held on May 22. The resignation will be effective on March 1, 2018. “I have been honored to work closely with the Insurance
Yesterday I dedicated this week’s column to a stall in both momentum and political will to fully implement school choice in Georgia. Today I’d like to focus on one bill – House Bill 430 – to explain why the gap between traditional local schools and public charter schools is even larger than is usually discussed.
The U.S. Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the largest tax reform plan in a generation. The reforms changed personal and corporate income tax rates, but also increased the standard deductions and altered or eliminated others. As a result, Georgia’s tax code didn’t match the federal tax code as closely (it has never
Good morning! “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” is 50 years old! Here he is persuading (the initially prickly) Senator Joe Pastore (D-RI) why it is so important to fund educational public television: The St. Simons Land Trust received an anonymous $1 million donation. President Carter discusses his fears during his wife Rosalynn’s “very serious” surgery this weekend.
Over the past few days, I’ve seen a sudden uptick of activity on the Dade County GOP Facebook page with a couple of people expressing their ire over their county’s commissioners proposing another T-SPLOST question to be placed on the May general primary ballot after the last one was defeated in November of 2017. The