Georgia News

Newly-elected Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens attends ARC board meeting

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and eight other leaders from the region were sworn in Wednesday as board members of the Atlanta Regional Commission. The post Newly-elected Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens attends ARC board meeting appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Opponents seek to force Buckhead cityhood into citywide, supermajority vote

Buckhead cityhood would require approval by a supermajority of Atlanta voters in a citywide referendum under legislation filed today in the Georgia House of Representatives. The post Opponents seek to force Buckhead cityhood into citywide, supermajority vote appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Dick Durbin Says Biden Went ‘Little Too Far’ When He Compared Electoral Reform Opponents to Racists and Segregationists

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) admitted Wednesday that President Joe Biden went “too far” when he equated opponents of Democratic Party proposals on voting rights to segregationists and unapologetic racists. Biden was in Atlanta on Tuesday when he made a pitch to pass sweeping electoral reform and threatened to end the filibuster so that Democrats can advance legislation if opponents continue to stall it. During his speech, he made comments that were viewed by many as nothing

Could East Cobb become its own city?

Residents of East Cobb were divided at a legislative hearing Wednesday over whether their community should become a city. A Georgia House subcommittee is considering a bill asking East Cobb voters to decide the cityhood issue in a November referendum. “Closer to the people is better,” East Cobb resident Scott Hausman told members of the subcommittee, explaining his support for a new city. “More government means more taxes,” countered resident Scott Killebrew, a cityhood opponent.

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Click on your Georgia lawmakers

Who works in the Gold Dome downtown? We’re glad you asked: here’s how to find your state lawmakers on social. The post Click on your Georgia lawmakers appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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F*ckin’ Elite Strike Force Idiot Out Here Talkin’ About Human-Animal Hybrid Sports Teams

If you have forgotten, Jenna Ellis was the idiot-ass young evangelical member of Donald Trump’s Elite Strike Force of election-overturning superlawyers. You probably thought of her as the dumbest one, differentiating her from Rudy Giuliani (most senile); Sidney Powell (most Kraken); and Joe diGenova and Victoria Toensing (most “hairball”). She’s so, so stupid. During the campaign, she wanted to sue CNN for releasing polls the Trump campaign didn’t like. She was the one who called