Sunday, June 7, 2020

Opinion & Editorial

Rogers: House proposes “largest pay raise in the state’s history” for teachers and certified...

Teachers would receive an 8.1% increase in base salary under the proposed budget. The budget is $1.05B higher than last year's. Each legislative session, the General...

From disasters to dyslexia, legislation is moving at the State Capitol

Things are moving right along here at the State Capitol as we continue to pass meaningful, effective legislation. Here are some things that happened in...

State of the Judiciary and education reforms

The Georgia House of Representatives resumed our work last week, beginning the sixth week of the 2019 legislative session. We started by convening for a...

Congressman Collins comments on southern border at House hearing

(WASHINGTON) – North Georgia Congressman Doug Collins who is the Judiciary Committee Ranking Member, made the following opening statement at Tuesday’s hearing on policy...

Legislature approves bills to improve internet, cell service in Georgia and protect kids

The Georgia House returned to the Capitol last week for the fifth week of the 2019 legislative session. We’re continuing to work hard to pass...

State EMS officials respond to “scurrilous allegations” about ambulance service

The following editorial was submitted by the Georgia Emergency Medical Services Association (GEMSA). It's signed by GEMSA Executive Director Kim Littleton and GEMSA Board Chairman,...

Wilkinson: Local public schools to receive $30K each to improve security

The Senate convened this week after a week of budget hearings only to be impacted by the potential of black ice on Tuesday. At the...

Rogers: Rural workforce development, internet, and healthcare on legislative agenda

The Georgia General Assembly kicked off the 2019-2020 session last Monday, January 14 and it looks like it will be a very interesting session. The...

OP-ED: Family “in a panic” over student transfers

During the Habersham County School Board's monthly meeting on Monday, July 23, two parents voiced her opposition to the board's decision to transfer 210...

State legislature adjourns

On Friday, March 30, 2018, at approximately 12:12 a.m., the Georgia Senate adjourned Sine Die for the 2018 Legislative Session. These 40 legislative days...

Webb: Now is the time to act on sensible gun regulations

This is not an anti-2nd Amendment movement. We are looking at sensible gun reform that respects the 2nd Amendment. The youth of Georgia amazes me....

Gasaway: A ‘strange’ legislative session

As the 2018 Legislative session draws to a close, I will confirm what I said back in January: This has been a strange legislative...
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