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Georgia House passes ‘parent trigger’ bill

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Politics, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Atlanta, Ga – For parents who want school choice, the opportunity to exercise the so-called “parent trigger” is now one step closer.  House Bill 123, which calls for the “parent trigger” passed the House 97 to 23 despite strong opposition from public teachers groups.

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Barrow Keeps Georgia 12

By   /  November 8, 2012  /  Charlie Harper, Uncategorized  /   Comments

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Tweet As Georgia’s Republicans continue to grasp the national election results, there remains a clear disparity. It appears that Republicans will now have a supermajority in the State Senate. At this time they are one Republican short in the State House. Republicans held on to both statewide Public Service Commissioner seats convincingly, retaining all statewide [...]

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Balfour Case Is Over. But Not.

By   /  August 22, 2012  /  Charlie Harper  /  Comments Off

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Tweet The Georgia Senate concluded its ethics case against Rules Chairman Don Balfour last week, choosing to fine Balfour $5,000 for filing false expense reports and demanding $366.96 in restitution.  Balfour had earlier agreed to paid $800 for amounts he claims to have been an oversight.  Most in the Senate wish this unpleasant matter would [...]

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