Collins files amicus brief

CNN Politics is reporting that Georgia’s 9th District Congressman Doug Collins, the Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Committee, is telling a federal judge that the Democrats’ investigation has no legal basis. In an amicus brief filed with a Federal Judge, Collins cites the absence of a full house vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry. Collins

Dean Alford Resigns From Board Of Regents; Charged With Fraud

Per press release from Georgia’s Attorney General’s Office: ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation today announced that a joint investigation of suspected racketeering and criminal attempt to commit theft by taking has warranted the arrest of Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the Board of Regents representing

NRCC Running Lyin’ Lucy Digital Ads

From the NRCC: The NRCC just launched digital ads in GA-06 letting voters know Lyin’ Lucy McBath has sided with the socialists in Washington and is supporting baseless impeachment. Lyin’ Lucy has tried hiding from reporters, then lied about hiding in an attempt to deceive Georgians, but voters deserve to know the truth about Lucy. Now, how long will it take for

Judge Johnson Seeks Supreme Court Seat

Superior Court Judge Horace Johnson, (Alcovy Circuit) has declared his candidacy for the Georgia Supreme Court seat currently held by retiring Justice Robert Benham.  Johnson, a graduate of Emory University and the University of Georgia School of Law, joins former Democrat Georgia Congressman John Barrow, former Republican state lawmaker Beth Beskin, and state Court of

Reps Rich, Greene Introduce Vaping Legislation

From a press release this morning: ATLANTA – State Representatives Bonnie Rich (R-Suwanee) and Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) today announced that they will introduce legislation during the 2020 legislative session to address vaping and e-cigarette use in Georgia.  “As a mother of teenagers, I have firsthand knowledge of the insidious and harmful effects of youth vaping

Morning Reads – Thursday, October 3, 2019

On this date in 1922, Rebecca L. Felton became the first female to hold office of U.S. Senator. She was appointed by Governor Thomas W. Hardwick of Georgia to fill a vacancy. Timely…isn’t it? Peaches Deputy sues over lacking transgender insurance coverage. Georgia’s Dignity Act takes effect. Gay student support group met with opposition. Atlanta’s

Morning Reads for Wednesday, October 2nd

Georgia A federal judge has blocked implementation of Georgia’s Heartbeat Law (Obama appointee, for what it’s worth) From the ruling: ” HB 481 changes the definition of a natural person in Georgia…” Ay, there’s the rub. Anti-Ralston Republican wins Newnan special election The vape game is getting tougher University System will cover gender reassignment after

Special Election Results- H.D. 71

With less than 10% of the voting public exercising their right to be heard, it appears that Philip Singleton has won the special election for House District 71, scraping by Marcy Westmoreland Sakrison with a 770 vote difference. The seat was vacated by Rep. David Stover who resigned to spend more time with his family.

Heartbeat Bill Temporarily Blocked in Georgia

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” this afternoon from going into effect. The bill, House Bill 481, would have gone into effect on January 1, 2020. CBS News shared the following quote from Barbara Ann Luttrell, spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Southeast: “This is a victory for Georgia and people all across the