Special to SEGAZINE
Barrow said that enough Republican support was there to end the standoff if House Speaker John Boehner will allow a vote that did not include defunding the Affordable Care Act.
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Karen Handel says nation is heading toward possible ‘financial Armageddon’
Source: Dalton Daily Citizen
Government shutdown: Fort Benning recalls 1,000 civilian workers
1,000 of the 2,700 civilian workers have been recalled from furlough.
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
• New cell towers for Rockdale County’s 911 communications could be delayed due to shutdown
Source: Rockdale Citizen
• Uncertainty lingers even as most Robins AFB employees back at work
Source: Macon Telegraph
Kent Hoover: Democrats think shutdown gives them shot at winning House
“Do Democrats have a chance of taking back the House in 2014? This prospect would have been unthinkable a few weeks ago, but thanks to the government shutdown, Democrats now think they have a shot at it.”
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
Rep. Tom Graves votes to fund the FDA
Source: Rome News-Tribune
State Rep. Carl Rogers says he’ll pull ‘bike bill’ after heated public hearing in Gainesville
Rogers said his main concern was safety for North Georgia cyclists and motorists; the bill would have governed bike travel on public roads and required bike registration and licensing.
• Lawmakers say bicycle bill is dead after long public hearing
Source: Gainesville Times