State Rep. Battles Municipality Over Free Speech & Political Yard Signs

A Georgia state representative is battling with a local municipality in his district over the enforcement of a sign ordinance the representative says is unconstitutional.

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Jon Ossoff for U.S. Senate

Ossoff will face Republican Senator David Perdue and Libertarian Shane Hazel in November.

Ga Legislature Fails to Give Final Passage to Ag Nuisance/‘Right to Farm’ Bill

A lobbyist-backed initiative endorsed by the Georgia Farm Bureau that placed rural Georgians in a duel of private property rights against farm protections failed to cross the finish line before the Georgia General Assembly adjourned for the year. 

Governor Kemp Signs FY 2021 Budget

It was a lot of give and take but here's what Governor Kemp said about the final budget as approved by the legislature last week - which includes 10% cuts across agencies.

Georgia AG: Coalition Prevails in Protecting Free Exercise Rights, Reversing Montana Decision Striking Down...

The SCOTUS decision overturned a Montana Supreme Court decision that required the state to exclude religious school options for parents participating in a state tax credit scholarship program. Georgia has a very similar program.

Kemp Signs Senior Care Home Reform Measure

The bill provides greater protections for assisted living facility and personal care home residents, strengthens staffing requirements, and increases maximum fines for violations.

Ga Secretary of State Seeks Poll Workers for Counties Around Georgia

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s office announced recently that it is continuing its poll-worker recruitment campaign ahead of the Aug. 11 runoff and Nov. 3 general election. If you're interested in working at the polls, details are included in the link.

Hate Crimes Legislation Now Law of Land in Georgia

The Peach State is stricken from the list of states that does not have a hate crime law, but the NAACP and the mother of Ahmaud Arbery are none too pleased and say the measure is overshadowed by the legislature's support of law enforcement.

State Rep Refers to Georgia DPS Commissioner, Troopers as Klan Members in Social Media...

A Georgia State Representative ignited the internet this week when she made a post on social media in which she shared two photos and referenced that the pictured law enforcement officials were Klan members.
Chris Carr

Carr Leads AG Letter to Washington Leaders Condemning Defund the Police, Backing Law Enforcement

“Elected officials who say ‘defund’ doesn’t mean ‘defund’ choose to ignore the consequences of their statements and the public safety risk posed to their communities,” the letter reads.