Joint Proposal for Congressional Districts Released

A joint proposal for the congressional districts in Georgia has been released by the Majority Caucuses of the Georgia State House and Senate. The map and other proposed maps can be be found on the Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Office website under the “Proposed Plans” section. Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) issued the following statement

Morning Reads for Friday, November 12, 2021

Mandates, schmandates. Braves have four Silver Sluggers this year. And one’s a pitcher! What on earth could go wrong? Dictionary much? Wow. Just wow. Better and better. Or something. That’s right. It just flings it right up into the atmosphere, like some yard toy from the ’60’s. Insanity. At least it’s more affordable than a

Morning Reads – Thursday, November 11, 2021

Happy Veterans Day! Today we honor & thank all those who have served! Peaches Lawmakers have now approved a 2nd redistricting map. …With proposed changes to Georgia’s 2nd largest county. Deplorable: Georgia medical marijuana program stalled by protests, bureaucracy And Rep. Alan Powell wants to give it another look. Millions in equipment stolen by thieves

Morning Reads for Sesame Street Day (November 10)

Good morning! Happy Sesame Street Day! November 10th has been the day set aside to honor the educational program celebrating its 52nd birthday today. To commemorate the day, I’m sharing the best skit with the best muppet ever: Grover teaching “around,” “over,” “under,” “through,” “near,” and “far.” Yes, Grover is 100% my favorite. I’m going

Former Senator Max Cleland Has Died

To grow up as a kid of the 1980s and 1990s in Georgia was to know the name Max Cleland. Sometimes positive, sometimes negative, but always Georgia-centered, whatever the news was about him. Much of Cleland’s service came before I was out of college, but I always knew Georgia and her people mattered to him

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 9

Good morning! “Don’t California My Coweta!” And other adventures in redistricting. Expect votes on the proposed House and Senate maps by midweek. Next step? Congressional maps. (NB: I am not certain that all of the legislative pairings listed in that article are accurate.) Election officials in Georgia remain concerned that the time crunch between the