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Georgia’s Ballot Access Case Advances to Trial, Judge Wants Evidence of Effort by Greens, Constitution Party (UPDATE 1)

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(APN) ATLANTA — On May 19, 2015, U.S. District Court Judge Richard W. Story issued an order denying summary judgment in the case of Green Party of Georgia and Constitution Party of Georgia v. Brian Kemp, Georgia Secretary of State, setting stage for trial.   Georgia’s ballot access laws, or petition requirements, for statewide candidates–that is, one percent of statewide […]

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USDA Declares Georgia’s Food Stamp Drug Testing Law to be Illegal

(APN) ATLANTA — We told you so.  As it turns out, State Rep. Greg Morris’s (R-Vidalia) House Bill 772–requiring food stamp recipients to be drug tested if a state worker had a so-called “reasonable suspicion” that the recipient might be using drugs–is illegal.    Food Stamp caseworkers are not trained to detect drug use and “reasonable suspicion” is not defined. […]

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Green Tea Coalition Launches in Georgia

(APN) DECATUR — The Green Tea Coalition (GTC) was launched Tuesday, August 06, 2013 at the Atlanta Friends Meeting House, 701 West Howard Avenue in Decatur, Georgia.       Over one hundred people attended from the right, left, and middle of the political spectrum, from all around the State of Georgia, from Savannah in South Georgia to Ringgold in […]

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Some New Georgia Charter Schools Commissioners Have Pro-Charter Ties

  (APN) ATLANTA — After Georgia voters in November 2012 approved of Amendment One, the ballot initiative to authorize the re-creation of the Georgia Charter Schools Commission (GCSC), members have now been appointed to the Commission and it has now re-commenced its work.   An analysis of the newly appointed members of the GSCS by Atlanta Progressive News shows that […]

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