WABE's Week In Review: Is Georgia a purple state?
Two years ago, Democratic candidates for president and Senate won Georgia. Then this November, Republicans swept every statewide race except for the Senate. So does this mean Georgia has arrived as a purple state, or at least a competitive one? #gapolhttps://t.co/t1MJE0Tr3U— WABE News (@wabenews) December 16, 2022
No more runoffs?
🍑🗳️🗓️🦃— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) December 14, 2022
Georgia Secretary of State says the legislature should eliminate runoffs —-> pic.twitter.com/Wzk2VCWF7m
When will we vote on utility regulators?
A federal appeals court heard arguments Thursday over whether Georgia’s method for electing members of the Public Service Commission. WABE politics reporter @rahulbali spoke with “All Things Considered” about the decision now pending.https://t.co/dNU8o5b1mW— WABE News (@wabenews) December 16, 2022
Also in this episode…
—Jess Mador reports on how clinics are adapting to the back-and-forth of Georgia’s abortion law.
—Chamian Cruz looks at Dekalb County’s move to require some businesses to have security cameras.
—Emily Wu Pearson has more on the “Cop City” protests and those arrested this week.
—Martha Dalton reports on a local charity aiming to make sure foster kids get gifts this holiday season.
–We hear from Talking Points Memo’s Josh Kovensky about the outlet’s review of texts from former Trump administration chief of staff Mark Meadows on attempts to influence Georgia’s 2020 election results.