The vote was taken and the deed is done: healthcare reform legislation passed the U.S. Senate in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve with every Democratic and independent senator voting for it and every Republican voting against it. No big surprise there. It is also no big surprise that we will continue to hear [...]
Tom Price, the Republic congressman from Roswell, has become quite the political attack dog since he left the Georgia Senate for the U.S. House. He has reached that point in his political maturity where, if Nancy Pelosi were to make the comment that the sun rises in the east, Price would issue a statement insisting [...]
The attempt by Republican members of the Georgia House to elect a new speaker and clean up the mess created by the Glenn Richardson scandal is dredging up another controversy from the recent past: the stealth maneuverings to give Gov. Sonny Perdue an undisclosed tax break that was worth $100,000 to the governor.
One of the accomplishments Gov. Sonny Perdue has claimed for his administration is that his creation of the Department of Driver Services helped reduce the waiting time for Georgians trying to get a driver’s license renewed or issued.
My colleague Aaron Gould Sheinin of the AJC, who’s a good reporter with a very strong tolerance for politically oriented bovine feces, sat through a Thursday morning presentation by Gov. Sonny Perdue to a gathering of department heads and state employees.