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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

Revenues negative for month -- what gives?

Just when we had grown accustomed to accelerated revenue growth (6.2 percent) for the year and the state was riding a wave of positive ... » Read More

Will the blue wave wash over Georgia?

The pundits say that a blue wave is coming in this year's elections. » Read More

Rural Georgia gets legislative attention, funding

The plight of Rural Georgia has been the subject of discussion from time to time over the years, but when preliminary population figures began to ... » Read More

Beware of political rhetoric on the campaign trail

Now that the legislative session has ended, the candidates are fanning out across the state as they run for statewide office or for another term ... » Read More

The end is in sight

As the 2018 Session of the General Assembly wound down, the Senate finished work on the FY 2019 General Budget and a conference committee was ... » Read More

Miller left his mark on Georgia

Zell Bryan Miller, the late governor and senator from Georgia, was known throughout his political career by the nickname "Zig-Zag Zell." It was a moniker ... » Read More

Gubernatorial candidates are mostly wealthy

Do you have to be wealthy to run for governor? » Read More

February revenues continue positive trend

The state's revenues grew 4.8% in February, continuing a positive trend as the state enters the tax refund season. Individual Income Taxes grew ... » Read More


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