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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…

Governor Deal Sends Letter To President Obama Re: Unaccompanied Alien Children

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Tweet Today Governor Nathan Deal sent a letter to President Barack Obama seeking information on the status of unaccompanied alien children which have been sent to Georgia. You can read the letter below. As the Governor points out, Georgians are compassionate and willing to help. However, clear communication must be given as to what is…

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