COLUMN: Broken Immigration System Prevents Filling Job Openings

OPINION: Chris Chancey discusses how the broken immigration system is preventing legal immigrants from filling openings for high-skilled employees, forcing them to go back to their home countries when their petitions for work are denied.

COLUMN: 2019 Legislative Session – the Highs & Lows of Final Passage

OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi talks about her annual analysis of the best of the best and the worst of the worst from the Georgia legislative session.

COLUMN: Improve Education with Options for Georgia Students

OPINION: Through an ESA program, parents can sign up to have their child’s state K-12 education funding deposited into an account that they can use to pay for a variety of state approved schools, courses, programs and services including online courses, tutoring, virtual schooling, private schooling, and special education services. 

COLUMN: The Trouble with Police Accountability

OPINION: Jessica Szilagyi opines on the idea that “police accountability” means different things to different people, which means it is difficult to define and even more difficult to enact.

LIGON: Update from the Capitol: Week 10

"This week, the Senate took up a total of 25 bills, one of which is the single most important bill we voted on this session. The Constitution of the United States lays out our rights and tells us that the right to life and property are protected. "

COLUMN: Proposed Rideshare Tax Will Hurt Business, Public Safety

OPINION: "HB 276 that would assess an excessive tax on Georgians who use rideshare apps like Uber and Lyft. The amendment text hasn’t been published on the Georgia General Assembly webpage yet, but the release states that the proposal would levy “an 8.9% sales tax on rides in Atlanta and an average 7% sales tax on rides throughout the rest of Georgia.”

COLUMN: Medical Cannabis Oil

OPINION: " Most law officials oppose the growing of marijuana because they consider it an entry drug. Just about all of the heavy drug users started with marijuana. It is necessary to note that all marijuana users do not go on to be addicted to heavier drugs."

COLUMN: Nuisance Bill in Legislature Will Harm Property Owners, Agriculture Community

OPINION: "A measure that has already passed the Georgia House of Representatives would be tremendously detrimental to private property owners and those in the agriculture community if it clears the state senate as well. "

LIGON: Georgia Senate Advances Voting Machines Bill

Senator William Ligon talks voting machines - the $150 million investment.

Rep. Jeff Jones: 8th Legislative Update of 2019

Hear from one of our state representatives as he details what's going on under the Gold Dome.