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Carjacking Epidemic Plagues The City of Atlanta

Carjacking has become a major concern for residents throughout the city of Atlanta. These opportunity crimes are sporadic and display no pattern. It does not matter what part of the city you are in, carjacking victims’ ranges from Camp Creek subdivision to Lenox mall goers in Buckhead. During a carjacking incident in 2016, a grandmother of two feared for the ...

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A flood of new tax bills could vex Nathan Deal

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed dozens of measures since taking office that carve out hundreds of millions of dollars in special tax breaks. But he’s opposed more substantive changes to the tax code that powerful Republican lawmakers have long championed. Deal recently warned candidates aiming to replace him when he leaves office in 2019 to defy the “temptation” of broad ...

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Gingrich on a plot against Trump: ‘Of course, the deep state exists’

With the help of a former Georgia congressman and U.S. House speaker, the Associated Press has tackled the notion of a “deep state” conspiracy against the Trump administration. Here’s one thing that might be worth remembering, and goes unmentioned in the piece below: Just last October, during the final throes of the 2016 presidential campaign, it was the Hillary Clinton ...

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Your tip sheet: A record $25 billion state budget

Days remaining in the 2017 legislative session: 7 Both chambers go in at 10 a.m., but all eyes will on the Senate. That’s because the chamber is expected to back a record $25 billion state budget for the upcoming fiscal year that includes pay raises for 200,000 teachers and state employees and more than $1 billion worth of new construction ...

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Republicans assail Ossoff’s work with Al-Jazeera in Georgia’s Sixth

Republicans have seized on a new line of attack against Democrat Jon Ossoff’s campaign for Georgia’s Sixth District, questioning his documentary work for the Al Jazeera TV network. Former Johns Creek councilman Bob Gray, who has increasingly targeted Ossoff, launched a web ad this week with footage of the Democrat in Han Solo garb while in college. In white text, ...

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Deal worries House health plan would ‘punish’ states, lawmaker pledges help on the way

As Gov. Nathan Deal raised concerns again this week that the House GOP healthcare plan could “punish” Georgia and other states that didn’t expand the Medicaid program, a leading Georgia supporter of the plan urged patience. U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter is Georgia’s sole member on the House’s Energy Committee, and he’s voted twice to approve the plan to replace the Affordable ...

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Lawmaker: Under GOP health care bill, Georgia would be ‘significantly punished’

U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, will be making the rounds at the state Capitol on Wednesday. He’s already put himself forward as a fan of the House Republican bid to replace the Affordable Care Act, and will probably make the case to state lawmakers this morning. Some people will take some convincing. In a morning piece by Andy Miller of ...

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The Real Issues With Feminism

“Happy Belated International Women’s Day” International Women’s Day has come and gone for the year 2017. I reflected on the “progress” made throughout the years. Some great! But certain factors remain: women still being paid significantly less than men, rape culture is a thing, lack of diversity in feminism, and a woman’s body being a controversial topic for political office. ...

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The GLBC’s Breaking News As The Race For The Mayor’s Office Continue

On Monday Night Politics, Maynard Eaton reported breaking news with his second interviewed guest with Newsmakers Live. Former Obama White House Appointee in 2015, Justin Tanner, is named the new Anca Maine Executive Director for the Georgia Legislator o Black Caucus(GLBC). The GLBC is one of the largest nonprofit, charitable, nonpartisan and educational organization with a membership of 61 Black ...

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Buzz Brockway to seek Secretary of State gig in 2018

Let the domino effect begin. With the news that Secretary of State Brian Kemp will run for governor, candidates are already lining up to replace him. First in is state Rep. Buzz Brockway, a Gwinnett Republican elected to the Georgia Legislature in 2010. A Georgia Tech graduate, Brockway is known for savvy advertising and sponsoring a new crackdown on human ...

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