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Day: July 24, 2019

Georgia Lottery Raises Historic $1.2B for Education

Georgia Lottery Raises Historic $1.2B for Education

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp is proud to announce that the Georgia Lottery has transferred its fiscal year (FY) 2019 profits – a total of $1,207,369,000 – to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account, marking the largest annual transfer in the Georgia Lottery’s 26-year history. Now, the total funds raised for […]

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U.S. Election Assistance Commission Releases Report on 2018 Election

U.S. Election Assistance Commission Releases Report on 2018 Election

Georgia Data Disproves Claims of Voter Suppression (ATLANTA) – The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recently released its Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS) Report for the 2018 elections. The EAVS report is the comprehensive, biennial national survey required by federal law that collects election data from all 50 states. This year’s report named […]

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Senator Johnny Isakson

Senator Isakson hospitalized following a fall at new apartment

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) remained in the hospital Thursday (July 18), two days after falling and fracturing four ribs. The Republican’s office said he would likely remain at the George Washington University Hos- pital in downtown D.C. for at least another night for “continued observation and pain treatment.” “He is in good […]

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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens testifies in April 2014.

Justice John Paul Stevens, Who ‘Left Us a Better Nation,’ Dies at 99

Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. said, “He brought to our bench an inimitable blend of kindness, humility, wisdom, and independence. His unrelenting commitment to justice has left us a better nation.” Justice John Paul Stevens, whose decisions during almost 35 years on the U.S. Supreme Court triggered a revolution in criminal sentencing and curbed government […]

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New UNG Blue Ridge Campus a year from opening

New Blue Ridge Campus a year from opening

By Clark Leonard, Communications Specialist, University of North Georgia In the mountains of Fannin County, the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) new standalone Blue Ridge Campus continues to take shape. The main roads have been paved, and utilities have been installed and will be tied into city mains. Site grading has begun, and construction on […]

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