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Revenues ending fiscal year with just a whimper

May's revenues report completes 11 months of the fiscal year and while the level of refunds going out of the treasury can affect the ... » Read More

Land stewardship bill tops natural resources laws

There has always been an effort by private land conservation groups and the state to purchase land that all agree should be protected. Some examples ... » Read More

Children's issues, funding take center stage

The Legislature sometimes is criticized for issues either not addressed or coming up with the wrong answers for those problems. I would beg to differ ... » Read More

Georgia April state revenues edge upward

This week we take a look at State Revenues for April, a month usually marked by large amounts of refunds as taxpayers file returns. » Read More

Let's worry about our own behavior

Most of us think of ourselves as relatively tough people, that we can take it as well as give it out. While I like to ... » Read More

Governor vetoes 21 pieces of legislation

Governor Deal released his list of 21 pieces of legislation he vetoed on the very last day he could do so. Here's a brief ... » Read More

Do we take agriculture for granted in Georgia?

The arrival in grocery stores of delicious sweet Vidalia Onions in the last week or so only serves to remind us of our wonderful ability ... » Read More

Education a winner in 2018

Whether you are interested in more funding for public education, a better deal for charter schools, scholarship funds for private schools or the future of ... » Read More

Candidates run to the right in GOP primary

We've talked about the difficulty facing Democratic primary voters who must choose between two candidates for governor holding similar positions on basic issues important ... » Read More

Number of seniors growing faster than state population

Even though Georgia is a fast growing state, now the country's 8th most populated, the rate of senior citizens is growing even faster. According ... » Read More

How do you choose between these two candidates?

When it comes to the issues that really move Democratic voters, it's hard to see any daylight between the two candidates fighting for the ... » Read More


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