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Political Notes

It’s official – the state has a shortage of farm workers, and the state DOT board scuttled plans for a public-private partnership for toll lanes.

February 2012

Political Notes: January 2012

State lawmakers descend on the Capitol January 9 with some controversial prefiled bills awaiting them, and some of the names on the official GOP Presidential Preference Primary ballot are already headed for obscurity.

January 2012
Organizations: Access To Capital For Entrepreneurs

Organizations: Access To Capital For Entrepreneurs

A North Georgia-based microlender

January 2012
Organizations: Dream Weaving

Organizations: Dream Weaving

Candice Dyer writes about Rahab’s Rope in Gainesville, which finances a self-help program for young women

December 2011

Political Notes: December 2011

December 2011
GreenRoom: December 2011

GreenRoom: December 2011

December 2011

Political Notes

Georgia picks its primary date and stays in the national GOP’s good graces, and Steve McCoy is the new state treasurer.

November 2011
GreenRoom: November 2011

GreenRoom: November 2011

Rejecting transportation reform next year would be a boon to our neighbor states looking to steal our logistics industry and would add to a reputation for political ineptitude.

November 2011
Organizations: Chatt-Bend Friends

Organizations: Chatt-Bend Friends

Candice Dyer writes about the Friends of Chattahoochee Bend State Park, which helped create a new park

November 2011

Political Notes: October 2011

After the General Assembly’s special redistricting session, Republicans were smiling – but not Democrats and especially not John Barrow. But there was no agreement on rescheduling the statewide TSPLOST referendum.

October 2011
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