- By Diane Wagner DWagner@RN-T.com
The Floyd County Commission is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution expanding the makeup of the elections board from three to five members.
- Tim Darnell
ATLANTA –The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed an amicus brief on Monday with the state Supreme Court arguing a state law that led to a legislator’s arrest back in 2018 is unconstitutional. The state law under which police made these arrests bans any speech that “may reasonably be expected to prevent or disrupt a session […]
- Tim Darnell
ATLANTA – The chairman of the state Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee says she hopes there will be another opportunity for Georgia to apply for aid under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). “I would hope to see a second window for applications, because many people may be unable to meet the October 31 deadline,” said […]
- Geoff Herbert, syracuse.com
A new report says pro-Trump rally organizers regularly met with Republican members of Congress or their top staff in the weeks leading to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Two protest organizers, who were not named because they are cooperating with the House select committee’s investigation into the insurrection, told Rolling Stone on Sunday that “a dozen” GOP lawmakers or their teams were involved in ...
- By Olivia Morley OMorley@RN-T.com
The Rome municipal elections have continued to be a smooth and easy process for early voters, with no long lines and no technical issues so far, according to Chief Elections Clerk Vanessa Waddell.
- Elizabeth Regan, The Day, New London, Conn.
Oct. 24—PLAINFIELD — Flags displayed at the "America First" rally on Saturday took various forms, from attacks on President Joe Biden, to calls for former President Donald J. Trump's 2024 election, to an upside down stars and stripes signaling distress. The event sponsored by the Quinebaug Citizens Alliance drew a crowd estimated by Plainfield Police Chief Mario Arriga at 1,000 to 1,500 people ...
- By Dave Williams Capitol Beat News Service
In 2011, majority Republicans in the General Assembly drew such heavily partisan legislative maps that the GOP captured a “supermajority” — 38 of 56 seats — in the state Senate the following year.
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