Tag: David Perdue

The 2017 State of the State Poll

The fourth annual State of the State poll from Georgia College’s Department of Government and Sociology was released yesterday afternoon. In the spring, 500 Georgians aged 18 and older took part in a survey with questions on a wide range of issues, including medical marijuana, casinos, Obamacare, same-sex marriage, and campus carry. A strong plurality

“Repeal and Replace” is Dead – What Does that Mean for Georgia?

Monday night at a dinner with select Senators, in his typical bombastic way, President Trump said they — presumably meaning Senate Republicans and not Republicans in general to include him — would look like “dopes,” and also “terrible” and “weak,” if they didn’t pass the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Almost simultaneously, two Senators not at the meeting,

April 28. That’s When Trump Will MAGA.

MAGA of course meaning: Making Atlanta Greaterthanitalreadyiswhichisalreadyperfect At last. April 28 is also the date President Trump will address the NRA Annual Meetings, taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center. The NRA tweeted the news on Friday. It will be the first time Trump qua President will visit the Peach State. President Trump will

Isakson, Perdue Comment on Democrats’ Filibuster of Gorsuch Supreme Court Nomination

A few minutes ago, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell deployed “the nuclear option,” which will allow the Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court on a simple majority vote. This is in response to the Democratic filibuster on Gorsuch’s nomination that began three days ago. Both of Georgia’s Senators have released statements regarding the

Isakson, Perdue On New Immigration Executive Order

From press releases: WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today released the following statement on the updated executive order issued by President Donald Trump designed to prevent access into the United States by foreign nationals who are terrorists or criminals: “As a second-generation American whose grandfather emigrated from Sweden in 1903, I value the

David Perdue’s Opposition to Criminal Justice Bill Draws Praise

The following is a guest Op-Ed written by Steven H. Cook, President of the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys, in response to Monday’s Op-Ed from Jason Pye: In Jason Pye’s post David Perdue Wrong on Justice Reform, he suggests proponents believe that Senator Perdue’s opposition to the current legislation, which is spearheaded by Families

David Perdue Wrong on Justice Reform

The following is a guest Op-Ed by our longtime friend and one of Georgia’s original political bloggers, Jason Pye: On Thursday, a bipartisan group of senators, led by Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), unveiled improvements to the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, S. 2123. The measure is designed to reform federal sentencing policies, bring