Political Rewind: A Clearer Understanding Of Virus Spread?

May 7, 2020

Thursday on Political Rewind, a metric that gives fresh perspective on how to view Gov. Brian Kemp’s decision to reopen the state: the number of new people infected by each person infected by COVID-19. 

That number went down during shelter-in-place orders in Georgia.

How do the experts expect this rate to change now that restrictions have been partially lifted?


And, Sen. Kelly Loeffler is in the headlines again. A “parting gift” of millions of dollars to Loeffler as she left her executive position for Congress has been revealed by new reporting.

Panelists:

Adam Van Brimmer – Editorial Page Editor, Savannah Morning News

Kyle Hayes – Founder and Cohost, PeachPod: A Georgia Politics Podcast

Tia Mitchell – Washington Correspondent, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Kevin Riley – Editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution