Jen Jordan

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On this special edition of Political Rewind, we are talking about House Bill 481, known to many people as the “Heartbeat” Bill. A lot has been said about the bill during the 2019 Legislative Session leading up to the signing of the bill by Gov. Brian Kemp on May 7th.


Former Congressman John Barrow has annonuced a campaign for Georgia State Supreme Court.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, Georgia officials fear that a ruling by the Department of Justice could cost the state millions of dollars in lottery revenues and jeopardize funding for Hope Scholarships and pre-k programs.


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A bipartisan group of women in the state senate delivered blistering remarks Wednesday about the makeup of the chamber’s 27 standing committees, most of whom are led by men.

It’s the latest drama in the senate, which opened the week with a controversial rule change that limited the window someone could file a complaint about alleged sexual harassment from a senator or staffer.