A Kitty Hawk moment for transportation in Georgia

7:00 pm Jan. 30, 2015

Late Wednesday, House Speaker David Ralston and I bumped into each other on the way to our gasoline-powered rides home.

Two hours earlier, the Blue Ridge Republican and his team had unveiled the House plan for

Phil Gingrey’s primo new gig

9:29 pm Jan. 29, 2015

Of all the vanquished Republican candidates for Senate, none has stayed closer to Gov. Nathan Deal’s orbit than Phil Gingrey.

The former congressman was a fixture at his metro Atlanta campaign events, an honored guest at

The ‘hipster tax’ in the House transportation package

9:34 am Jan. 29, 2015

At the federal and state level, lawmakers are often engineers who attempt to mold society through tax policy – discouraging disreputable habits with heavy levies.

Cigarettes and alcohol are often favorite targets. And now, Two points:

The eight GOP governors who have shifted on taxes

9:39 am Jan. 26, 2015

Over the weekend, the New York Times pointed to eight Republican governors (out of 31) who have – In Nevada, Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, has proposed a $1.1 billion tax increase for education;

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New ad campaign targets ‘religious liberty’ sponsors

7:30 am Jan. 26, 2015

The critics of a proposed “religious liberty” bill in Georgia are rushing to ratchet up the pressure on its sponsors.

Already, the bill has faced the wrath of some Atlanta’s corporate elite and gay rights groups. Now Democratic-leaning