Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for AllOnGeorgia.com. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as agricultural news. She has a background in Political Science, with a focus in local government, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia.
She's a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."
Guyton officials met Tuesday evening before a council chamber of standing room only observers. The meeting, which was the first since the most recent municipal election, again showed a lack of consensus on measures discussed by the mayor and council and ended with a conflict over whether or not the meeting should even adjourn.
Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston have finally announced their respective appointments to the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission as authorized by House Bill 324, which was approved earlier this year.
The man set to be executed in Georgia on Wednesday evening has once again filed an appeal with the nation's highest court in hopes of garnering a stay of execution to allow time for forensic DNA testing.
The Georgia Supreme court said last week that it will not consider the appeal filed by death row inmate Ray Cromartie's legal team, which cites additional evidence that could clear Cromartie the claim that he pulled the trigger in a 1994 armed robbery.