Issues

Talking Uber, Lyft, With Tim Bryant of WGAU. #gapol

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Tweet Earlier this week I was on WGAU in Athens with Tim Bryant. We talked about the ride sharing service Uber and how instead of sueing Uber, Atlanta’s cab drivers should demand an end to the oppressive regulations they face. I can on the show after the bottom of the hour newsbreak, which is at…

Remembering 9/11/2001

Tweet “Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. The victims were in airplanes or in their offices — secretaries, businessmen and women, military and federal workers. Moms and dads. Friends and neighbors. Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by…

Let’s Support Uber, Lyft, and Free Markets.

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Tweet Ride share companies like Uber and Lyft offer customers added choices in transportation. Unfortunately in big cities like Atlanta, governments have erected barriers to entering the taxi business by requiring taxi drivers purchase expensive “medallions” and limiting how many taxis can operate in their cities. These regulations artificially raise prices and stifle innovation. In…

Study Committee On The Federal Government’s Role In Education.

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Tweet During this year’s Legislative Session the House created a study committee to examine the Federal Government’s role in education. The committee will look at that rather broad issue which encompasses the issue of the Common Core standards. House Speaker Ralston appointed me to this committee. The purpose of the committee is to review the…

Watch The Common Core Study Committee Meeting Today At 1:30 PM.

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Tweet This afternoon at I’ll be attending the first meeting of the House study committee Speaker Ralston appointed me to. We’ll be looking at the Federal role in education, which as you might imagine, will involve looking at the Common Core education standards. I’ve got a lot to learn but I look forward to listening…

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