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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Column: Why Are Conservatives Against Early Release for Drug Offenders?

In a few weeks, the bi-partisan panel put together to assess the drug sentences of thousands of prisoners will release the first 5,500 federal inmates. The...

Sen. Jack Hill: Yogi Berra, My Favorite Philosopher

I have read some of the books on Yogi Berra, the most complete being “Yogi Berra: Eternal Yankee” by Allen Barra in 2009 (copyright...

Josh Brown Column: How many 2015 Braves will make the post-season?

Sometimes, before we can heal completely, we have to talk about the bad stuff. I’ve never been one to sweep the turmoil under the...

Column: Where did our souls go?

    Saturday morning I covered the Wiregrass Festival in Reidsville for work and true to form, I got lost leaving to head home. I went east, instead...

Column: Military Pension Exemptions Are A Terrible Idea

Freshman legislator Jesse Petrea (R-Savannah) announced earlier this week that he plans to introduce a bill that will exempt military exemptions from Georgia income...

State Sen. Jack Hill on Transportation Funding

HOW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING WORKS The interaction between local governments and State transportation agencies, primarily the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), is the pathway for the...

COLUMN: Which Georgia Republican Will Take Up Transgender Policies?

The firestorm stemming from the early release of transgendered inmate Ashley Diamond is dwindling but the flame fanning when it comes to the bigger...

COLUMN: State Sen. Jack Hill – Career Academies Expand High School...

Georgia is implementing and promoting College and Career Academies in high schools across the state to give students the opportunity to acquire middle job...

State Sen. Jack Hill: First Month of Fiscal Year Looks Good

Sometimes July, the first month of the 2016 Fiscal Year, can start off with a whimper.  In some years refunds might have been delayed for cash...

State Sen. Jack Hill: Looking at Lottery Expenses

LOOKING AT LOTTERY EXPENSES Comparing various states’ lottery expenses can be tricky. We settled on using total revenues less payouts leaving the balance that would...
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