April 03 | 3:08 AM | Comments (0)
ATLANTA – Even before the final gavel falls Thursday night to close out the 2013 legislative session, evidence suggests some participants will come out ahead and others will have some ground to make up.
Posted 3/23/2013 | Comments (0)
The current leaders under the Georgia Gold Dome shows few signs of the outward disagreements of previous legislative sessions.
Posted 3/13/2013 | Comments (0)
A decision point is approaching for Georgia’s political leaders when it comes to ethics.
Posted 3/6/2013 | Comments (0)
The theme of the daylong Georgia Black Conservative Summit, “our voice, here and growing,” seemed to fit the mood of the participants.
Posted 2/20/2013 | Comments (0)
The news in Gov. Nathan Deal’s press conference wasn’t just that he was supporting a relaxing of HOPE Grant eligibility, it was also that he was adopting a position advocated a day earlier by Democrats in their own press event.
Posted 12/12/2012 | Comments (0)
The fiscal cliff could create at least one casualty even if it is averted, Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Posted 11/28/2012 | Comments (0)
The leaders legislators picked says a lot about them and the coming two-year term of the General Assembly.
Posted 11/10/2012 | Comments (0)
A pair of unsuccessful Georgia congressional candidates have taken up a new challenge that may be even more daunting than cracking the membership of the nation’s most exclusive club.
Posted 10/31/2012 | Comments (0)
Gov. Nathan Deal has a unique advantage over his predecessors in impacting the direction of higher education -- his chancellor Hank Huckaby.
Posted 10/27/2012 | Comments (0)
Georgia Power’s monopoly is under attack.
Posted 10/20/2012 | Comments (0)
Here’s a trick question for you.
Posted 10/10/2012 | Comments (0)
This fall's elections create an unusual set of circumstances that is giving the Libertarian Party more optimism than usual.
Posted 10/3/2012 | Comments (0)
Changes in the juvenile laws are almost certain as two groups work from opposite directions converge to reach similar recommendations.
Posted 9/26/2012 | Comments (0)
Members of Congress used their August recess to visit constituents and warn them about the consequences of the so-called fiscal cliff in the road up ahead.
Posted 9/12/2012 | Comments (0)
Sam Olens has been winning legal and political victories since taking office, and those successes enhance his political capital.
Posted 8/22/2012 | Comments (0)
Picking a name for the merged university in Augusta was an inevitable collision course, like parents deciding which grandfather to name the first child after.
Posted 8/8/2012 | Comments (0)
Voters participating in Tuesday’s primary generally faced choices between candidates who agree on most issues, so a pair of former leaders offers some advice on how to distinguish who will become effective legislators from who would only be a blowhard.
Posted 8/1/2012 | Comments (0)
A survey suggests the transportation-tax referendum has a reasonable change to pass in four of the state’s 12 regions if campaign messages reach enough voters, according to a memo to supporters.
Posted 7/28/2012 | Comments (0)
When the votes are counted on the evening of July 31, the news will bring more than the chosen nominees for the general election and a decision on a sales tax but also confidence vote of sorts on the state’s leadership.
Posted 7/18/2012 | Comments (0)
A new study suggests that most corporations don’t get their money’s worth when they make political contributions.
Posted 7/11/2012 | Comments (0)
The top song on the Billboard country chart this month 31 years ago describes what’s going on in many GOP primaries across the state this summer.