• Habersham Man Arrested for Arson

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Shawn Harkness, 44, was arrested on charges of 1st Degree Arson. Mr. Harkness was wanted in connection with a fire that occurred on Monday, May 31, at the Days Inn located on Level Grove Road. “Mr. Harkness was discovered after authorities were […]

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  • Georgia Ag Commissioner Gary Black launches Senate campaign

    Gary Black

    JEKYLL ISLAND, GA – Gary Black, Georgia’s Agriculture Commissioner who received more votes than any candidate for U.S. Senate or Governor in 2018 and 2014, today launched his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Raphael Warnock. “Warnock and Biden promised to ‘fundamentally change America,’” Black said. “They’re five months into it and […]

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  • Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announces he won’t be running for reelection

    Geoff Duncan

    ATLANTA – Earlier today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan released a statement on his decision to not run for reelection. He plans to focus on forging a new version of the Republican Party. Duncan’s political energy will go toward the organization GOP 2.0. The group seeks to reform the Republican Party through policy, empathy, and tone, […]

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  • Kemp and State Labor Commissioner to end federal unemployment programs

    bars federal unemployment programs

    ATLANTA – Governor Brian Kemp and Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler outlined a plan to combat the labor shortage and jumpstart Georgia’s economic recovery. Federal pandemic unemployment programs will end on Saturday, June 26, 2021. State officials will provide resources for job search support, education and training opportunities, childcare and transportation services, and […]

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  • Ralston and leadership issue Israel statement of support

    ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), Speaker Pro Tempore Jan Jones (R-Milton) and the leadership of the House Majority Caucus issue the following statement in support of Israel: “In the last two days, more than 1,000 rockets have been fired at innocent men, women and children in Israel. The Israeli people are being attacked […]

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  • Gooch asks Kemp to end federal unemployment relief

    federal unemployment relief

    ATLANTA – Majority Whip and State Senator Steve Gooch (R-51) has asked Governor Brian Kemp (R) to halt the federal unemployment relief in Georgia. In a letter sent to Kemp’s desk today, Gooch details how many small businesses are struggling to find people to work. Many restaurants can’t fully open because they don’t have the […]

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  • Doug Collins officially bows out of 2022 election cycle

    Collins

    GAINESVILLE, Ga – Former Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins (R) announced his intentions to not run in 2022 for either the governor or U.S. Senate. Collins joined a law firm and started his own radio program following his loss in the 2020 primary for retiring Senator Johnny Isakson’s (R) seat. Raphael Warnock (D) went on […]

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  • Vernon Jones launches campaign for governor

    Vernon Jones Governor Campaign

    ATLANTA – Former State Representative Vernon Jones announced his intentions to run for Georgia Governor on Friday, April 16 at Liberty Park next to the Georgia State Capitol. “This is the beginning of a movement whose time has come,” Jones opened. “For those of you who feel the incumbent Governor didn’t fight for you, a […]

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  • RNC Spokesperson Dennard addresses MLB’s decision

    Paris Dennard

    ELLIJAY, Ga – RNC National Spokesperson Paris Dennard called out Major League Baseball, Stacey Abrams, and President Joe Biden for their actions following Georgia’s passage of SB 202. MLB, according to Dennard, cares more about politics and should have taken the time to talk to Governor Brian Kemp, Speaker of the House David Ralston, and […]

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  • Ralston reviews the 2021 legislative session

    Ralston legislative session review

    ATLANTA – Speaker of the House David Ralston (R – 7) commented on the General Assembly’s accomplishments for the 2021 session. Starting off with the hottest issue of 2021, Ralston stated that he was “very pleased” with the Election Integrity Committee’s work. Chaired by Barry Fleming, they reviewed numerous bills submitted by Republicans and Democrats […]

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  • State employees and teachers paid parental leave passes General Assembly

    paid parental leave

    ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) and State Representative Houston Gaines (R-Athens) announced that House Bill 146 received final passage in the General Assembly today. House Bill 146 provides three weeks of paid parental leave as a new benefit to full-time state employees and teachers. This is the Georgia’s first paid parental leave benefit […]

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  • Kemp signs Election Integrity Act of 2021

    Election integrity Act of 2021

    ATLANTA – Election reform is coming to Georgia after Governor Brian Kemp (R) signed the SB 202, Election Integrity Act of 2021, mere hours after it landed on his desk. During his televised remarks about the legislation Kemp stated, “With Senate Bill 202, Georgia will take another step in ensuring elections, accessible and fair.” He […]

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  • Hice calls Secretary of State Raffensperger’s performance “dismal”

    Jody Hice endorsements

    ELLIJAY, Ga – Tenth District Representative Jody Hice (R) addressed why he’s running for Secretary of State against incumbent Brad Raffensperger (R). On Monday, Hice officially announced his candidacy and has been making his case ever since. He even earned former President Donald Trump’s endorsement shortly after his announcement. Hice cited his work as the […]

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  • Belle Isle takes aim at Raffensperger’s policies

    Belle Isle

    ALPHARETTA, Ga – Former Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle hosted his Secretary of State campaign kick-off on Monday, March 22 at Alpharetta City Park and called out Raffensperger’s elections procedures. Trump supporter State Senator Brandon Beach (R – Alpharetta) introduced the candidate. Beach spoke about until after the November election his cell phone seldomly rang […]

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  • Hice begins raking in endorsements for SOS

    Jody Hice endorsements

    ATLANTA – Shortly after announcing his intent to run for Secretary of State, Tenth District Congressman Jody Hice (R – Athens) began garnering endorsements. Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz and former President Donald Trump have issued statements of support. Trump called Hice “one of our most outstanding Congressmen” and “a steadfast fighter for Georgia conservative values.” […]

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