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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans’ last-resort “Obamacare” repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week.

Democrats want closer look at Price’s private jet travel

House Democrats say he wasted taxpayer money by chartering five private flights last week for official business when other cheaper travel options were available.

Melania Trump to UN: ‘Come together’ for good of children

Warning that children are closely watching the example of adults, she told the spouses of world leaders that they “must teach each other the values of empathy and communication that are at the core of kindness, mindfulness, integrity and leadership.”

Gov. Deal changes up leadership positions

Gov. Deal changes up some of his leadership team.

Georgia turns in federal education plan – Governor Deal gets changes

State Superintendent Richard Woods turns in Georgia's federal accountability plan, but not before changes were made at the request of Governor Nathan Deal.

At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

Republican governors get into the ‘news’ business

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media.

Georgia’s Attorney General calls out insurers for contributing to opioid crisis

Georgia AG, Chris Carr, joins 37 other states calling out insurers contributing to the four-fold increase of over-prescribing to in the opioid crisis.

Property owners lash out at Evans Board of Ed. Over Tax...

The Evans County Board of Education heard from an angry crowd of property owners and residents Monday night at their third public hearing for...

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
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