Political Rewind: State's Budgeting Complicated By Outbreak

Mar 24, 2020

Tuesday on Political Rewind, Gov. Brian Kemp ordered bars and nightclubs to close and restricted gatherings of more than 10 people in his latest effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus in Georgia. However, he rejected calls to shutter restaurants or to issue a shelter in place order for the state.

And, our panel discussed how the state’s budget and economy being shaped by this public health emergency. 


Plus, on the day that was originally set for Georgia’s presidential preference primary, state Democrats say they lost an opportunity to accelerate the momentum behind former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign.

Panelists:

Alan Abramowitz – Professor of Political Science, Emory University

Tamar Hallerman – Senior Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

James Salzer – State Politics and Government Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution