Guest Posts

Looser showerhead rules could send a lot of water, money down the drain

BY: - September 3, 2020

For more than 25 years, Congress has directed U.S. government agencies to set energy and water efficiency standards for many new products. These measures conserve resources and save consumers a lot of money. Until recently, they had bipartisan support. But President Trump has turned efficiency standards into symbols of intrusive government. His administration has opposed […]


Government transparency in the time of coronavirus; virtual meeting tips

BY: - March 20, 2020

As the world reacts to the coronavirus pandemic, public meetings have suddenly become a threat to public health. In response, governmental entities across the state and the country are transitioning from in-person meetings to virtual meetings. The following tips will help local governments and state agencies in Georgia protect people’s health while upholding their commitment […]


Time for Georgia Power, shareholders to pay for safe cleanup of coal ash

BY: - February 11, 2020

Editor’s note: This commentary is related to ‘Bottled water and blood tests: Coal ash fears grow near Plant Scherer‘ published last week in the Georgia Recorder. The recent deluge of rain replenishing groundwater supplies in Juliette, Georgia doesn’t provide much sense of comfort to local families relying on well water for their homes, gardens, and […]


Dalton ‘Dreamer’ hopes court ruling lets him stay in adopted hometown

BY: - September 17, 2019

September marks not only the start of football season, but the start of the school year for many Georgians. Students from all walks of life will show up to their classrooms and lecture halls during this time. I’m one of those students, having recently started another year at Dalton State College. The beginning of September […]