OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi talks about the hiring of a new police chief in the City of Guyton. She says they picked a tainted candidate through a tainted process.
Here's the latest Capitol update from Senator William Ligon:
OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi says one district attorney's office is manipulating the law to prosecute police officers for acts that aren't criminal. She asks, "If Jackie Johnson is willing to manipulate the law to do as she pleases with police officers, what is her office doing to the general public?"
OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi talks about the importance of ballot access and allowing candidates who seek office outside the two party platforms a chance to be on the ballot.
Pastor Woody Jarrett talks about grief in his latest faith column -->
OPINION: The passing of this legislation sends a message that bi-partisan political efforts to create a fairer economic playing field are possible. Our organization, the Faith, Justice and Truth project applauds the Georgia legislature and the Governor for doing the right thing and brining this much needed revenue into communities where it belongs.
Senator William Ligon talks about Week 5 of the legislative session -->
OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi talks about how our behavior toward elected officials fosters the environment for them to abuse their power and position.
Over the next few weeks, the legislature will work on taking the Governor’s budget recommendations and the requested funding needs for Georgia’s agencies by turning them into two bills, the amended budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year and the budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year. The General Assembly will not meet back in general session until Tuesday, Feb. 18, after these extended budget discussions take place.
OPINION: "This law is critical to ensuring that law enforcement around the country have the tools they need to fight the deadly opioid epidemic."