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Family Connection Partnership

Family Connection Partnership

When the national children's advocacy organization KIDS COUNT announced its rankings of the 50 states in the early 1990s, Georgia ranked near the bottom in a range of indicators of child and family well-being, from teen pregnancy and high school graduation rates to the number of children living in poverty.

October 2006

Political RoundUp: October 2006

Families first, High-energy move, Probation and incarceration

October 2006
League of Women Voters of Georgia

League of Women Voters of Georgia

Measured against today's membership, the first meeting of the League of Women Voters of Georgia was a small one. The year was 1920 and 22 women's suffrage activists from around the state gathered in the Atlanta home of Emily C. McDougald to found an organization that would encourage women to take advantage of their newly-gained right to vote, which became law that same year.

July 2006
The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

Ever since Georgia voters messed up and began allowing governors to run for another four years, second terms have tended to be snoozefests in which nothing much happens.

July 2006
Political RoundUp: July 2006

Political RoundUp: July 2006

He nailed it, An ethical guy, Missing in action, Don't make me mad

July 2006
Political RoundUp: June 2006

Political RoundUp: June 2006

One to watch, Ethics appointee, Helping hand, Over the Hill?

June 2006
Atlanta Gallery Association

Atlanta Gallery Association

When a group of intown gallery owners first dreamed up the idea for the Atlanta Gallery Association 15 years ago, the city was considered - even by many local collectors - as second-tier, with far fewer artists and works of the caliber found in places like New York and San Francisco.

June 2006
Which Way Do We Go?

Which Way Do We Go?

The governor wants to attract biotech and biomedical firms to create well-paying jobs for Georgians, but the Christian Right, an important part of Perdue's Republican base, says "no way" to major areas of research for fundamentalist reasons.

June 2006
Too Much Monkey Business

Too Much Monkey Business

The pipeline bill easily passed in the House, but came to a halt in the Senate as Republicans started to get nervous about raising gas rates in an election year.

May 2006
Chattahoochee Hill Country Alliance

Chattahoochee Hill Country Alliance

With all the assets North Georgia and Metro Atlanta possess - a healthy economy, a mild climate and ample space for development unencumbered by mountains, rivers or oceans - Stacy Patton says she's well aware that the flood of new residents into the state over the past several years is only going to continue.

May 2006
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