Isakson Knocks DoD on A-10 Thunderbolt Divestment Plan

Senator Johnny Isakson weighed in on the military readiness debate on Monday following the release of a Government Accountability Office report that questioned the Department of Defense’s decision to retire the A-10 Thunderbolt II. The report found that the consequences of “premature divestment” have not been adequately studied by the Air Force and that it

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 30

Good morning! At first glance, a reunion for former employees and patients at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville sounds like the weirdest thing ever, but this piece is actually rather touching. Meanwhile, elsewhere in Milledgeville… Tybee tourists are trashier than ever. Another fatal tractor-trailer accident on I-75 – this time, involving a school bus. Gas South

Secretary of State Calls Out Feds on Overreach

Last Wednesday, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, spoke with the University of Georgia College Republicans about a broad range of issues. One in particular that has caught national attention. Recently, the issue of security when it comes to the nation’s voting systems has been raised following multiple cyber-attacks including the ones on the Democratic National

Alabama Lottery Is Out For Now

Even though the saying goes that “without Atlanta, we’d be Alabama,” the Peach State still has some major differences with its western neighbor. We have more teeth, we smell better, we wear shoes, etc. Less obvious is that, like most other states, we have a lottery and, despite Gov. Robert Bentley’s best efforts last week,

Morning Reads — August 29

Happy Monday, everyone! –insert inspirational story/quote here–. Let’s begin. Jawja #ExploreJawja Mike Pence will unify us…or something. More analysis of Trump’s effect on Isakson. Sea turtles break nesting record! Great work! Excerpts from a new book on the racial cleansing of Forsyth County. Murica False reports of gunfire at LAX. NASA ends its Mars simulation located

Policing Strategies Discussion

Several members , including Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins, of the bipartisan Policing Strategies Working Group will be traveling to Detroit, Michigan to meet with local community leaders and law enforcement to discuss police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues. Members of the working group plan to