An attorney connected to former President Donald Trump coordinated with experts from an Atlanta-based computer firm to hack into Coffee County’s voting system in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, according to records obtained in a federal lawsuit challenging the security of Georgia’s voting system.
“The cancellation of Music Midtown will cost Georgia’s economy $50 million,” says Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor. “It’s shameful, but not surprising, that the governor cares more about protecting dangerous people carrying guns in public than saving jobs and keeping business in Georgia.”
For the first time in Georgia history, the state’s unemployment rate fell below 3%. According to Georgia Labor Commissioner, Mark Butler, the June unemployment rate was 2.9%, which was well-below the national average of 3.6%
This past year, part of my research focused on certain credit card policies, namely adding routing mandates to credit card transactions, and placing caps on credit card interchange fees that banks pay to each other. I explored the impact these policies could have on everyday Americans and discovered some alarming realities.
From 1996 through 2002, I covered DuPont Co.’s scheme to mine titanium next to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge as the environmental reporter for the Savannah Morning News. Now — as I reflect on those days and on the current Twin Pines Minerals proposition from more than two decades and 2,867 miles away — I am reminded of something reporters learn early on: some stories never really go away.
Each day, parents send their little ones off to school to discover their places in the world – many of them by bus. But, the familiar yellow buses that we trust to safely transport our children could be affecting their performance in school.
On July 21st, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) will vote on a new energy plan, outlining how Georgia Power will generate our electricity over the next 20 years. The plan will have huge implications on some of our most pressing issues relating to public health, the economy, and the environment.