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:

White clout buoyed Georgia’s Republican wave

9:52 am Dec. 16, 2014

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office just released a Overall some 1.5 million African-Americans registered to vote, making up 30 percent of the electorate. About half of them, or 743,414, voted. That’s about 28.6 percent

In a downtown Atlanta protest, geography matters

9:49 am Nov. 25, 2014

Organizers and public safety officials are preparing for a rally at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Underground Atlanta. The event was announced shortly after last night’s grand jury decision not to charge Officer Darren Wilson with the fatal