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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Gov. Deal changes up leadership positions

Gov. Deal changes up some of his leadership team.

Georgia turns in federal education plan – Governor Deal gets changes

State Superintendent Richard Woods turns in Georgia's federal accountability plan, but not before changes were made at the request of Governor Nathan Deal.

At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea

President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction’” of North Korea if the nation’s “Rocket man” leader does not abandon his drive toward nuclear weapons.

Georgia’s Attorney General calls out insurers for contributing to opioid crisis

Georgia AG, Chris Carr, joins 37 other states calling out insurers contributing to the four-fold increase of over-prescribing to in the opioid crisis.

Republican governors get into the ‘news’ business

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication that looks like a media outlet and is branded as such on social media.

Senate backs bill to pump $700 billion into military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

US immigrants sue over Trump’s end of deportation protection

Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.

Trump calls for UN reform, but with more restrained tones

President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to cut its bloated bureaucracy and fulfill its mission.

Clinton won’t rule out questioning Trump’s legitimacy

Hillary Clinton says she won’t rule out questioning President Donald Trump’s legitimacy depending on what official inquiries uncover about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Request denied: States try to block access to public records

Lawmakers supporting the limits say other concerns such as security, privacy and business interests can outweigh the public’s right to information in specific cases.

GNTC – Justin

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