Georgia’s rising role in 2016’s presidential sweepstakes

12:19 pm May. 13, 2015

(Sorry for the delay. Massive technical issues.)

As at least three Republican presidential contenders gather in Athens this weekend, National Journal is GOP presidential contenders also are beginning to secure the support of the state’s leading

Nathan Deal appoints Jay Roberts as DOT planning director

12:22 pm May. 8, 2015

As many expected, Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed state Rep. Jay Roberts, R-Ocilla, as planning director of the Georgia Department of Transportation — essential, the governor’s man in the all-important but otherwise independent agency.

As chairman

The transformation of MARTA into ‘The ATL’

9:14 am Apr. 21, 2015

Over on our editorial page at, Tom Sabulis has an interview with state Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, on the topic of mass transit. Times are changing rapidly for transit in metro Atlanta — albeit