Commentary Archive

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Georgia View: A Deficit Of Trust

Georgia View: A Deficit Of Trust

With the GOP controlling the governor’s office and all the Constitutional offices, it might be time to implement long-discussed reforms for a trimmer, more transparent and responsive state government.

March 2013
Business Casual: Turning Up The Heat

Business Casual: Turning Up The Heat

It’s not hard for legislators to lose touch with the real world of Georgia citizens when everyone coming their way seems to be full of flattery and money.

March 2013
Neely Young: The Dodge Land Troubles

Neely Young: The Dodge Land Troubles

A massive property dispute culminated in a sensational murder trial that was widely covered in the national press.

March 2013
Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Communities Alive

Sustainable Georgia: Keeping Communities Alive

Georgia is a business-friendly state, and our economy depends on our ability to fill the jobs that are created.

February 2013
Economy: February 2013

Economy: February 2013

The private sector has done most of the restructuring that was needed, so the economy is broadening.

February 2013
Georgia View: To Fee Or Not To Fee

Georgia View: To Fee Or Not To Fee

The hospital “fee” is not to be confused with a tax, as those are apparently only created, raised or levied during Democratic administrations.

February 2013
Business Casual: Heroes Then And Now

Business Casual: Heroes Then And Now

Paschal’s Restaurant, which Herman Russell revived at a new location, serves good Southern cooking with a generous side of Atlanta history.

February 2013
Neely Young: Not The Whole Hymn

Neely Young: Not The Whole Hymn

The late Eugene Patterson, founder of Georgia Trend, won a Pulitzer Prize for his writing on Civil Rights.

February 2013
Sustainable Georgia: More Biking, Less Driving

Sustainable Georgia: More Biking, Less Driving

Land use will drive smart growth; but on a grassroots level, there is evidence that a rising number of Georgians do want options, and one in particular is gaining traction: bicycles.

January 2013
Neely Young: A Legislative Wish List

Neely Young: A Legislative Wish List

It’s time to take a look at Georgia’s outdated 16-year-old school dropout age, a remnant of our agricultural past.

January 2013
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