Duncan Endorses Term Limits For Lt Gov Position

Newly elected Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan has just sent word via press release that he is endorsing a constitutional amendment to limit the tenure of the Lt Gov two two terms. The Amendment is sponsored by freshman State Senator Greg Dolezal, a Republican from Forsyth County. “The Office of Lt. Governor is no place for

Morning Reads — Thursday, March 14, 2019

We’re so close to Friday, but not there yet, so for today…here are your reads: Peaches Over 1,000 Arrests Nationwide After Authorities Test Backlogged Rape Kits Thanks to State Rep. Scott Holcomb for his role in working down this problem Georgia cost-cutting panel to pay staffer six-figure salary Buttons with profanity at Georgia Capitol spark lawsuit “Black

Morning Reads – Wednesday, March 13, 2019

It’s getting warmer out. The storms are coming. Shorts weather is coming. For God’s sake don’t make us look at pasty legs. Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick again proves why we can’t have nice things.The ACLU sues 4 counties over the 2018 election.Coordinated migration is the key to flipped GA?If you go looking for an answer, you

Sens. Isakson and Perdue and Rep. Carter Secure Full Savannah Harbor Funding

From a press release from Sen. David Perdue’s office: U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R-GA-01), have secured full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track in fiscal year 2020. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its proposed budget for fiscal year

Trump Signs Sen. Isakson’s Legislation to Protect Historic Lands in Georgia

From a press release from Sen. Johnny Isakson’s office: President Donald J. Trump today signed into law three pieces of legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., to expand and protect three Georgia historic sites: Ocmulgee National Monument, Fort Frederica National Monument and Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park. The new law also reauthorizes funds for

Isakson Signals Support for Trump’s Budget

On Monday, President Trump released his fiscal year 2020 budget proposal. The White House is proposing a $4.7 trillion budget that includes $8.6 billion for border funding and increased defense spending. The budget proposal suggests cutting discretionary spending overall and making significant cuts to the Education Department, the Environmental Protection Agency, and international aid. The