Highlights from Kemp’s 2020 State of the State Address

"The State of the State is strong, and folks, we are just getting started." - Governor Brian Kemp

Kemp Nominates Jannine Miller for State Transportation Planning Director

Once confirmed by the State House and Senate Transportation Committees, Miller will assume the role vacated by Jay Roberts last September.

Questionable Tenure of Interim Guyton Police Chief Rolls Over to New Administration

The winds of uncertainty continue to blow in the City of Guyton as the revolving door of personnel turns without ceasing. While the position of city manager may be in a close second, no department in the city government has seen more turnover than the Guyton Police Department. In the last four and a half years, the PD has been lead by five different Chiefs and/or Public Safety Directors. But the current interim police chief may present the most issues of them all.

Abrams’ ‘Fair Fight’ Group has $11.1 Million on Hand for 2020 Election

Georgians spanning 119 counties and 298 cities are among the contributors to Fair Fight, with an average donation of $41 during the reporting period.

Senator David Perdue Honors Military, Intelligence Communities For Successful Mission To Eliminate Soleimani

“President Trump and the service members who carried out this mission deserve a standing ovation.” - Senator David Perdue 

Ga SOS Says Agency is Ready for Potential Cyber Attacks After Strikes Against Iranian...

A National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin issued by Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf warned of a rising threat level following Friday’s airstrike, but Georgia's SOS says the agency is already ready.

Georgia Congressional Delegation Pushing Bill To Establish Jimmy Carter National Historical Park

The park would consist of four locations: the Carter boyhood farm; Plains High School, where President and Mrs. Carter graduated from; Plains Train Depot, which served as headquarters for Carter’s presidential campaign; and years from now, the home the Carters currently reside in and their gravesites.
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Ninth Circuit Sides with Carr and Other AGs in Fight to Uphold Congressional Review...

A higher court has backed Georgia Attorney General in a case to uphold the Congressional Review Act.

Bill Would Make Election Day a State Holiday

A bill pre-filed in the Georgia Senate would make add Election Day to the state holiday calendar.

Bill Would Create Public Law Enforcement ‘Use of Force’ Database

A bill filed in the Georgia General Assembly would create a law enforcement ‘use of force’ database for the public.