Macon-Bibb County’s funding issues are putting libraries, arts programs, public transit and more in jeopardy. But it can’t be laid at the feet of the county commission. Ultimately, it’s the public who has to step up and take control.
Despite claims by gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams and other Democrats, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, the Republican candidate for Georgia governor, is not trying to keep minorities from voting in state elections.
In Georgia’s gubernatorial race, Democrat Stacey Abrams supports expansion of Medicaid and Republican Brian Kemp opposes it. This stark difference may be all voters in the state need to know in order to make a choice.
Macon, Georgia, has seen some remarkable civic improvements: downtown’s renaissance, Tattnall Square Park’s transformation and the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail. But poverty is rampant, and there are still problems.
Tony Rojas, executive director/president of the Macon Water Authority in GA, defends the quality and safety of Macon’s water supply in response to a letter to the editor about “crud” and warning people not to drink the water.
Georgia Lt. Gov. Cagel Cagle started in the lead for the race for the Republican nomination for governor, but his inability to bring in more supporters as time went on doomed him to a loss to Brian Kemp in the runoff.
With Brian Kemp’s win over Casey Cagle in a down-and-dirty Republican governor’s runoff, the coming battle between Kemp and Democract Stacey Abrams will be a wild election that will be the focus of many in the U.S.
Macon-Bibb County Commissioner Mallory C. Jones III says part of the government’s budget woes are caused by a faction led by Mayor Robert Reichert, bad revenue projections and decisions that were made years ago.
Issues such as budget woes and tax increases are part of the growing pains that Macon-Bibb County just has to get through before the true improvements and savings of consolidation kick in, Mayor Robert Reichert writes.
The promises of Macon-Bibb County’s consolidation haven’t been met. The commission can’t fix it by the usual small steps or greater taxes. What’s needed is a new, dramatic and imaginative approach to government and public life.
When it comes to the Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, budget crisis, everyone has an opinion on how it should be resolved. Cutting taxes and running up debt is not the answer, and caution to anyone who runs for public office.
President Trump's choice of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court will have legal-abortion supporters and other left-wingers on the Democrats side pulling out all the stops in Congress for confirmation hearings
The “J-STARS Recapitalization” program that will be based at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is critical to our nation’s defense, Rep. Austin Scott says, and the Air Force is wrong in considering canceling it.
Candidate for Georgia governor, Casey Cagle, was secretly recorded saying he backed what he considered a bad bill to hurt a primary opponent. Could what he did be illegal? If elected, school reform will be set back in Georgia.
The Dickey Amendment, passed as the result of lobbying from the NRA, forbids the CDC from using funds allocated to it for injury prevention activities to be used to advocate for any sort of gun control. It should be lifted.