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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Report: Deputies verifying voter status of voters at homes in one...

The New York times recently reported that one small Georgia county is having deputies dispatched to the homes of voters to verify their voter registration after allegations that deputies used their authority to command the voters to appear in person to prove their residence or lose their voting rights.

Carroll County Student Cannot Fly American Flag on Truck

Carroll County students LaChristopher Herbert and Nate Maples attached large American flags to their vehicles following an incident where a friend of theirs was told...

Georgia drone legislation heads to Governor for signature

As the state works to keep up with the ever-changing technology, the Georgia General Assembly passed drone legislation which is now on its way to the desk of Governor Nathan Deal.

Immigration laws among failures from legislative session

On the list of controversial bills that failed to pass out of both chambers during the legislative session are three rather contentious immigration initiatives.

Georgia governor reappoints parole board member to full term

Members of the Board serve a whopping 7-year term.

After surgery, Georgia senator could miss crucial votes

Sen. Johnny Isakson is recuperating from his second back surgery this year at his Georgia home, complicating Republican leaders' plans as they count the votes for the GOP health care overhaul and a Supreme Court nominee.

2016 Vidalia Onion War Smells Worse Than 2014 – Part 1

What's most interesting about the ruling is that onion growers must pay to use the trademark all year long, but they are at the mercy of the agriculture commissioner as to when it can actually be utilized.

Gov. Deal Officially Orders March 1 Presidential Primary Date

The buzz has been circulating and Georgia officials, including Secretary of State Brian Kemp, have been pushing hard for Georgia to hold an earlier...

Proposed Constitutional Ballot Amendments for November Election

There are FOUR proposed Constitutional Amendment questions on this year's general election ballot. Early voting has started so make sure you understand the questions before you head to the polls.

Senator David Perdue Votes To Modernize Our Nation’s Water Infrastructure

U.S. Senator David Perdue has issued a statement after voting to modernize our nation’s critical water infrastructure and keep American ports competitive.
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