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Kingston spoke about the work that still needs to be done in Washington. The debt ceiling has been postponed, but lawmakers have two dates looming over their heads to take care of the debt ceiling: Jan. 15 and Feb. 7.
State House Democrats host health care meeting in Savannah
The Saturday meeting was hosted by State Representatives Mickey Stephens, Bob Bryant and J. Craig Gordon.
Source: Savannah Morning News/Sunday
City Ink, Augusta: Rain tax talks drip, drip on
“It was a foregone conclusion that the Augusta Commission would vote to spend $484,452.54 for consultants to help set up a rain tax so they can drain even more money from your pocket to fix and maintain the stormwater system.”
Source: Augusta Chronicle
Gov. Deal extends grant for bilingual victim advocate in Chatham County
Teresa “Tere” Rivera will remain in the DA’s Office as the county’s first Bilingual Victim Advocate, helping those in the traditionally underserved Hispanic population of Chatham Co. to work their way through the criminal justice system.
Walter Jones: Nunn seizing momentum in Senate race
“Michelle Nunn has had a good couple of weeks lately, and observers say the political newcomer has a near-certain lock on the Democratic senatorial nomination. Not only that, her strength in next fall’s general election has grown, too, they say.”
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Political Insider: The GOP race for Senate: Angry Birds vs. an adult in the room?
“As far as Georgia is concerned, the most important vote in Congress last week wasn’t the one that formally ended a 16-day shutdown of the federal government.”
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution