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Bookman: Kemp’s silence on refugee decision says plenty

Will Gov. Brian Kemp try to bar refugees from resettling in Georgia, using powers that were supposedly granted to him under terms of a...

Bookman: State’s incentives oversight lax, public assistance scrutiny tight

“Scathing” is an insufficiently harsh adjective to describe the state’s recent audit of Georgia’s extremely generous, almost unregulated program to subsidize the film and...

Georgia Recorder reports for Gold Dome duty

When Georgia’s 236 state lawmakers closed out the last legislative session on April 2, they tossed copies of bills in the air and sang...

Bookman: Removing one evil man rarely solves the problem

It’s plausible, even likely, that with Tuesday night’s missile attacks we’ve seen the extent of Iran’s overt, immediate retaliation for the targeting of Qasem...

Bookman: Climate change threat doesn’t get the Y2K urgency

Take a moment to think back to simpler times, to a long-gone era exactly 20 years ago this week, when we celebrated the dawn...

Time for Georgia to snuff out this generation’s ‘coffin nails’

One of the state’s most influential lawmakers on health policy wants to ban flavored vaping products in Georgia and raise the purchase age from...

Bookman: Republicans’ fear of Trump keeps others off primary ballots

If any Georgian Republicans are feeling a little queasy about Donald Trump and the direction that he’s taking their party and their country, they...

Bookman: Celebrate loosening of purse strings to study gun violence

'Tis the season for celebration, so let’s celebrate: For the first time in more than 20 years, Congress has agreed to finance research into...

Consumer Reports: Georgia Power is planning an unfair fee hike

It’s one thing to pay for extra. Express lanes. More TV channels. An extra scoop of ice cream? But we shouldn’t have to pay...

Bookman: Georgia’s anti-abortion law might shift debate to political arena

For decades, conservative state legislatures have passed anti-abortion bills that they knew would never go into effect because under the Roe v. Wade ruling,...
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