Opinion

Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

| June 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

By Ron Hosko | President, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund Kendrick Johnson’s body was found in a rolled-up gym mat inside Lowndes High School in January 2013. Within months, a GBI medical examiner concluded Kendrick died from “positional asphyxia” – suffocating after becoming trapped inside the mat. Quickly, rumor, race and politics entered the tragedy with suggestions […]

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OPINION: The continued assault on Middle America

OPINION: The continued assault on Middle America

| May 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker Tallahassee, Fla.—While the country’s social engineer-in-chief President Barack Obama issued transgender bathroom orders and threats to the nation’s school districts, his Department of Labor took advantage of the distraction to fundamentally change the dynamics of the American workplace. Up until the DOL issued its new edict governing overtime pay this […]

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OPINION: Why Democrats will unite in November

OPINION: Why Democrats will unite in November

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

The likely Democratic presidential nominee has lost a ton of recent primaries and presides over a deeply divided party. That’s a pretty good description of Hillary Clinton right now. But it’s an even better one of Barack Obama in 2008. At this point eight years ago, Obama already was dubbed the nominee by many political insiders. […]

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OPINION: My uncle leveled Hiroshima. We’re not sorry.

OPINION: My uncle leveled Hiroshima. We’re not sorry.

| May 24, 2016 | 5 Comments

As President Obama prepares for his visit to Hiroshima May 27, I recall my uncle’s personal reflections. As the bombardier, peering through his Norden bombsight, he was the last man to see Hiroshima in any detail before it was leveled, making his perspectives on the event somewhat unique. Read more.

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Plan Ahead to Survive Summer 2016 Road Construction

Plan Ahead to Survive Summer 2016 Road Construction

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

  ATLANTA – It’s springtime in Georgia. And summer is right around the corner – the time for lazy days, for cookouts and for fun. It’s when we welcome visitors and hit the road with family and friends for outings and vacations. It’s also the season for road construction. The Georgia Department of Transportation has […]

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OPINION: Overdue change in overtime pay

OPINION: Overdue change in overtime pay

| May 23, 2016 | 1 Comments

For most people, a salaried job paying $25,000 a year is far from exceptional. It corresponds to an hourly wage of roughly $14, which isn’t enough to live on in many pricey metro areas. But, according to existing federal labor rules, a $25,000 job can be classified as managerial or given another designation that exempts it from overtime […]

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OPINION: Overtime rules will hurt small businesses and employees

OPINION: Overtime rules will hurt small businesses and employees

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Labor Department’s change to the overtime rule is a harsh blow to millions of small businesses and their employees. According to NFIB research, approximately 44% of small businesses would be affected. The department claims that 4.2 million workers could potentially benefit from the change. That’s not consistent with the department’s own analysis. In fact, […]

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Why Elder Law Attorneys Aren’t Just for Seniors

Why Elder Law Attorneys Aren’t Just for Seniors

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Robert L. Lambert, Jr., P.C. An Elder Law attorney is an attorney who specializes in providing legal services for the elderly and disabled. They assist with getting Advance Directives in place so that how you are taken care of – and by who – are chosen by you, and not just left to chance, […]

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Please, Pardon Our Progress – Your Dollars are Building a Better Georgia

Please, Pardon Our Progress – Your Dollars are Building a Better Georgia

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

  By Russell R. McMurry | Commissioner of the Georgia DOT It’s springtime in Georgia and summer is around the corner. It is a time when we welcome visitors to our great state and we start thinking about hitting the roads with family and friends for fun and vacations. For the Georgia Department of Transportation, this […]

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OPINION: Where does Donald Trump stand on education? Hard to know.

OPINION: Where does Donald Trump stand on education? Hard to know.

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

With Donald Trump now seen as the presumptive Republican nominee for president, after his strong victory in the Indiana primary, attention surely will grow to what he would actually do if elected. If you want to know where Trump stands on education, you might think the first place to go would be his campaign website. […]

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