August 4, 2015

Last week, we told you about Senate Bill 1881, which would have prohibited federal funds from flowing to Planned Parenthood. Monday evening, Senate Democrats decided to filibuster a motion to open debate on the bill, and that motion ended up Continue reading

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August 3, 2015

Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday he’ll vote with Republicans to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood. (AP Photo)

Sen. Joe Manchin said Monday he’ll vote with Republicans to block federal funding to Planned Parenthood, making him the only Senate Democrat Continue reading

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July 30, 2015

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They’re Back! Like a horror film sequel, Georgia property owners this year are seeing a return of spiraling property tax reassessments leading to staggering back door tax increases by local governments. It is time to put an end to this Continue reading

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July 21, 2015

This, according to the AJC, reporting that Republicans have raised $636,000 and spent $613,000 between February and June. The party had a a net balance of $105,000 — but also $91,000 in outstanding debts, all incurred since January.

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July 21, 2015

NASA’s New Horizons mission to Pluto showed us an entirely new world this week. And it did it for less than you might think.

The whole mission cost about $700 million. That’s about $46.7 million per year for the Continue reading

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July 20, 2015

spending1105_imageThis week’s Courier Herald column:

On July 1st, many new Georgia laws went into effect. Chief among them was the implementation of Georgia’s “Transportation Funding Act of 2015”. Additional tax dollars are now being collected to get the 4th fastest Continue reading

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