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Money isn't everything but it sure helps

Money isn't everything in politics. The candidate who raises the most cash isn't always going to be the candidate who gets the most ... » Read More

First half of legislative session nearly over

sion approaches, committees began to consider some of the major legislation in both Houses and some important legislation reached each floor. The Amended Budget is ... » Read More

Washington curse strikes again

Washington, D.C. has put a curse on prominent Georgians who go there to work for Donald Trump. » Read More

Senate begins work on amended 2018 budget

The Amended Budget is basically a "true-up" budget where critical new needs are met, formulas like QBE are lined up with enrollment changes and certain ... » Read More

Legislature in full swing

The third week of the 2018 Session of the General Assembly ended as the volume of legislation being introduced increased and work began in earnest ... » Read More

Is pursuit of Amazon worth it?

The push to attract Amazon's second corporate headquarters continues, with no letup. » Read More

Georgia's December revenues represent best all year

Georgia's revenues for December fulfilled the prophecy of the "Ten Reasons to be Optimistic" column and produced a break-out month showing an overall 10 ... » Read More

Deal starts easing out of office

As they near the end of their last term, Georgia's governors usually start running out of gas. » Read More

Letter from county administrator: We are working on road problems

Unfortunately, Winter Storm Grayson has caused significant damage to our road infrastructure, specifically our ash roads. This is a pervasive problem that is county wide ... » Read More

What to look for politically speaking in 2018

This will be a year of major change in Georgia politics. » Read More

10 reasons to be optimistic in 2018

There have been years when it took some effort to find bright spots of optimism in the state to write about, especially during the recession ... » Read More

Georgia's opioid crisis, part 2

One of the issues sure to be on the front-burner of the 2018 General Assembly will be the treatment and prevention of Opioid abuse. Last ... » Read More

PSC proves that 'you can't fix stupid'

When Georgia legislators passed a bill a few years ago to make fireworks legal, I remember talking to one of the bill's supporters. » Read More

An effort to save rural Georgia

A group of legislators called the Rural Development Council spent several months looking for ideas to reverse the flow of people and businesses away from ... » Read More

An effort to save rural Georgia

A group of legislators called the Rural Development Council spent several months looking for ideas to reverse the flow of people and businesses away from ... » Read More

State audit looks at opioid crisis

Opioid disorder: Access » Read More


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