AG Carr and Other States Seeking Docs from Opioid Manufacturers

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr issued an update via press release on the multi-state battle against a growing opioid crisis in this country. The press release states: “Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the bipartisan coalition of attorneys general looking into the opioid epidemic is seeking documents and information from manufacturers of prescription opioids.

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 19

Good morning! Shoutout to N’Chris (regular readers may recall that he is my spouse, and he’s sent me several primo links this week). But first, Smyrna news. In a state where some cities have cancelled their municipal elections because there’s only one candidate for each seat, three candidates qualified to run for Smyrna’s Ward 3

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

Moving On To The Next Win

This week’s Courier Herald column: On Sunday night, the Atlanta Falcons christened their new home for the next thirty years or so with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The game wasn’t quite as close as the 34-23 score might indicate. The team, like their new facility, looks to be in world class form.

Morning Reads For Monday 18 September

In today’s “OK, I guess I’ll do them” edition: Georgia: A couple of weeks ago, notable Georgian Tal Duvall passed away. He was a pillar of Georgia’s Agriculture and Education community, with the Agriculture community also losing Tommy Irvin last week. But Duvall’s influence on Georgia politics culminated with his report which coined the term