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After party Chairman Fred Swann resigned from the party’s executive committee earlier this week, the party chose Vice Chairwoman Sandy Powell to replace him. Swann had served as chairman since January.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Political Notebook, Gwinnett: Conservatives disagree on solar power
“While one conservative group plans a rally against solar mandates, leaders of another group support using the alternative energy source.”
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post
Furloughs of Marine staff to pull millions from Dougherty County economy
Base officials confirmed Wednesday that the 11-week furlough will have a tangible impact outside the gates of MCLB-Albany and will likely strip millions of dollars in revenues from local businesses and governments.
Source: Albany Herald
Political Insider: A new election calendar could wreak havoc on Georgia’s 2014 races
“Glance around your neighborhood today. Chances are the streets will seem emptier than usual. It’s been several years, but the last time Gallup pollsters checked, July was the month most favored by Southerners for an escape to the beach, to the mountains – anywhere that might serve as a refuge from daily drudgery and the summer heat.”
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Democrats affirm support for health law even as it’s delayed
Source: New York Times