UNANIMOUS: The Senate approved a pair of bills Tuesday taking aim at urgent problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs, clearing a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fix a looming budget crisis and adopting new measures to pare down a rapidly growing backlog of veterans’ disability claims.
And, they're off! As of the June 30, 2017 campaign contribution disclosure report due date, a total of seven brave (or, crazy, depending on your perspective) gubernatorial candidates have filed their June 30 reports with the (formerly known as) Ethics Commission.
The General Assembly just sent the Campus Carry Bill to the Governor for approval. It is hard to say whether Gov. Deal, who is term limited from running for another term, will sign the bill into law or will veto it as he did last year. I think arming college students, even those who are licensed, is a bad idea.
Rep Jesse Petrea’s House Bill 452 should have been a quick and easy pass for the state Senate. But with only two days of the current session remaining, final passage is up in the air.
In Georgia’s 3rd Congressional District, the Georgia Chamber of Commerce has publicly endorsed former West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson. Ferguson resigned his seat as...