Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 26

Good morning! Today is the 5th day of the 2021 Legislative Session. It is easier than ever to follow along at the General Assembly’s spiffy new website! WANTED: one new chancellor for the University System of Georgia. Many homebound elderly Georgians are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. How will they get their shot? More

Kudzu Vine Review: 1/24/2021

In our first show of the Joe Biden administration we discussed his first few days in office, but this was not the lead topic. At the beginning of the show Tim, Catherine, and David remembered the sports, civic, and political legacy of Home Run King Hank Aaron. After honoring the life of Henry Aaron, the

Remembering Hank Aaron

As the news has spread of the passing of Hank Aaron today at the age of 86, remembrances of his life are being shared by some Georgia leaders. Please feel free to share your memories in the comments. Gov. Brian Kemp and Family: “Our family is heartbroken to hear the news of Hank Aaron’s passing.

Morning Reads for Friday, January 22, 2021

Homebound seniors face trouble getting the COVID vaccines.  Top ten burgers in Atlanta. THE Tree. Clemson grad builds Iron Man suit.  We all need one of these. Some unsmart hackers.  Still, be careful out there. Four fights to watch for. Bored?  Enjoy yourself here. The 1700 year old kaboom. Wise words on diversification.  The Original

House Committee Assignments Released

The House Committee on Assignments, chaired by Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), announced today the committee assignments for the 2021-2022 legislative term. Speaker David Ralston: “We have a dynamic group of leaders joining the ranks of our committee chairmen this year, and I appreciate their willingness to serve this House and the citizens of our

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 19

Good morning! Today is the last day of the Trump presidency. Here are the results of the final poll of the Trump presidency. Major takeaways: While 43% of Americans give Trump a positive approval rating, most Republicans think he’s still pretty great, and only 21% of Republicans polled believe Joe Biden legitimately won the presidential

Morning Reads for Monday, January 18, 2021 | MLK Edition

Georgia Capitol quiet Sunday amid show of police, military might Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from twitter after harassing Georgia election official Gwinnett students place thousands of white flags for Georgia lives lost to COVID-19 Construction firm to start work on Georgia solar farm Several roads closed in downtown Atlanta ahead of Inauguration Ikea parent