State Rep Says He’s Not Resigning 4 Months After Announcing Resignation

Four months after announcing that he would step down from his seat in the middle of his term, State Representative Andy Welch has announced...
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Georgia Successful in Blocking WOTUS Rule

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of Georgia and 9 other states in their lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

John Barrow Announces Latest Endorsements for Supreme Court

Barrow has received endorsements from a bi-partisan group of over 200 district attorneys, sheriffs, other elected officials, leaders of the State Bar, and public citizens all across the state.

Harris Co. Employees Remove Yard Signs Opposing County Action on Zoning

Citizens say the county employees who collected the signs did so to silence opposition and that the county employees who collected the signs work for the department pushing the initiative the signs call on people to oppose.

Catoosa Commissioners Considering Restricting Public Input at Meetings

The Catoosa County Board of Commissioners is set to consider an amendment to the commission meeting rules and procedures at the next meeting and citizens worry that the measure would stifle free speech.

Georgia Will Get a New Director for Judicial Watchdog Agency

The state agency is responsible for serving as the judicial watchdog arm of court oversight and it is taking applications over the course of the month.

New Leaders at State Transportation Board Selected

The State Transportation Board elected its new executive leadership team at their Board meeting.

Abrams Voting Initiative to Move into 20 States for 2020

Spearheaded by Stacey Abrams, Fair Fight 2020 is a comprehensive initiative by Fair Fight PAC to staff, fund, and train voter protection teams in battleground states across America.

Kemp Holds Swearing-In Ceremonies for 21 Appointees

Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies earlier this week for 21 appointees

Local Govs in Evans, Screven Quick to Censor Public Comment Despite Constitutional Protections

Local government meetings are supposed to be a forum where citizens can observe official business of governing bodies, petition for reprieve, air grievances, and ask questions, but observations of public comment practices often show a trend toward censorship and eradication of public participation as a whole - unless citizens are offering support or compliments of the governing body.