Over the last two years, a lot of potential legislation went nowhere. This is not unusual, as many legislators drop bills with little chance of passing, but it’s particularly true when there’s a different party in the majority in each House of Congress. Priorities of the House are not priorities of the Senate during such
Earlier this morning, former Congressman Jack Brinkley (D-Columbus) died at St. Francis Hospital of natural causes, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. Congressman Brinkley was born in Faceville, Georgia in Decatur County on December 22, 1930. He received his undergraduate degree from Young Harris College and served as a pilot in the United States Air Force. He
On February 9, 2008, I was a day away from turning 29 years-old. I found myself having driven just over three hours south on that Saturday to Norfolk, Virginia, and sitting on a bench in Town Point Park, staring blankly for hours into the Elizabeth River. My grandfather had been stationed in Norfolk during his
Early this morning, Representative Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) and his wife, Desiree, were involved in a car accident on I-40 near Knoxville, TN. According to a press release from his office, the Loudermilks were rear-ended, causing their vehicle to leave the interstate, flipping several times. Both suffered non-life-threatening injuries and have been advised to seek follow-up medical treatment.