Bookman: The truth is that it is Kemp, not Trump, who is the candidate of the past

BY: - April 20, 2023

In a high-profile speech over the weekend in Nashville, Gov. Brian Kemp told national Republican donors that it’s time for the party to look forward, to the elections and issues of 2024, rather than backward to the debacle of 2020. “Not a single swing voter in a single swing state will vote for our nominee […]

A year later, Georgia’s ‘book banning’ law normalizes censorship in schools

BY: - April 10, 2023

A year after it was enacted, Georgia’s so-called book banning law is leading to confusion and censorship in our schools. The law, passed in April 2022 as Senate Bill 226, allows parents and guardians to submit complaints about the content of “material” in their children’s textbooks and in school and classroom libraries.  Georgia public schools […]

Bookman: In MTG’s grimy paws, a beautiful video becomes something sickening

BY: - April 7, 2023

“I’ll say it again,” Marjorie Taylor Greene says in a new video labeled “The Predator President.” “Democrats are the party of pedophiles.” What follows in the video is a compilation of interactions between Joe Biden and various young people, attempting to make the case that the 80-year-old president sexually abuses young children.  This is what […]

Clean Energy: Good for Business, Good for Georgia

BY: - April 6, 2023

The clean energy renaissance is here! Thanks, in part, to new federal incentives created by the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), more clean energy jobs are coming to Georgia, boosting our economy and helping Georgians provide for their families. In fact, a new analysis shows that 40,000 new jobs could spur in Georgia thanks to the […]

The EPA must protect our children and families from soot

BY: - March 27, 2023

I am a mother and a pediatrician who lives in Georgia. I specialize in air pollution, climate and environmental health and I can tell you, in no uncertain terms, that to improve our health and well-being, we need to clean up our air. I can also tell you that if we don’t, our children will […]

Bookman: Potential indictments of former president not created equal

BY: - March 23, 2023

Let me ask a question, purely theoretical:  Should the justice system treat a former president of the United States just as it would treat any other American citizen?  As long as it’s just theoretical, the obvious answer is yes, of course. As Americans, we have no kings, no untouchable royalty. We are all equal before […]

We’re all paying for Georgia Power’s mistakes. But we shouldn’t have to.

BY: - March 19, 2023

As the saying goes: More money, more problems. With Georgians having to pay more money for their utility bills, financial challenges and utility disconnects are becoming increasingly common statewide. And a major cause of those bigger bills? Plant Vogtle. These increases in utility bills aren’t because Georgia families are using more electricity. Many of these […]