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, Reason
Virginia’s Awful Alcohol Laws Could Finally Get Fixed, Thanks to COVID and Gov. Youngkin
C. Jarrett Dieterle

Perhaps more than any other state, Virginia is the cradle of American history. Four of the first five presidents hailed from Virginia, and its countryside is dotted with famous Founding Father…

, Newnan Times-Herald
Reading the Legislative Tea leaves of 2022
Marc Hyden

Gov. Brian Kemp recently delivered his remarks at the annual State of the State address before a joint session of the Georgia General Assembly. During his roughly 25-minute speech, he touted…

, Florida Politics
Jason Fischer bill targets Google, Apple app fees
Wayne Brough & Sarah Wall

From Florida Politics:

Last year, similar bills targeting app stores cropped up across the Northeast, writes Sarah Wall of R Street.

Critics of the bill claim government overreach, with…

, Newnan Times-Herald
What does the census really mean for Georgia?
Marc Hyden

For most Americans, the decennial census is about redistricting and how that shifts the balance of power in Congress as some states’ populations grow and others shrink with time. However, far more…

Trump’s Legacy: an American Baghdad Bob?
Marc Hyden

While most former presidents spend their time writing memoirs, volunteering for charities and quietly working to redefine their legacies, former President Donald J. Trump has settled on a road less…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Let’s raise the bar on alcohol caps
Marc Hyden

Georgia beer connoisseurs were left disappointed as Georgia law proved to be a buzzkill once again. Last week, an international brewing company announced the release of a limited-edition…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
Gallup, others miss the point on vaccine mandates?
Marc Hyden

In a time when polling informs public policy more than ever, it’s important to get it right, but too often, polls can give the wrong impression, which seems to be the case with a recent poll on…

As COVID-19 persists, expect more of the same
Marc Hyden

In the fight against the indefatigable COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Brian Kemp has mobilized over 100 members of the Georgia National Guard, deploying them to medical facilities across the state. Once…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
The occupational licensing “protection racket”
Marc Hyden

A recent 11 Alive investigative report seemed to express shock that the government disproportionately regulates various industries. “Hair stylists require 37 times more training than 911…

Some officials still haven’t learned their lesson from COVID-19
Marc Hyden

Despite some progress, the United States finds itself in a familiar place: in the throes of yet another COVID-19 wave, which is ravaging many of the usual communities, including those in correctional…

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