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Jessica Szilagyi

Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as agricultural news. She has a background in Political Science, with a focus in local government, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She's a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."

1 Bill Seeks to Audit Tax Credits in GA, Second to Rein in Legislative Practice for Credits

Georgia lawmakers would have to jump through additional hoops before adopting legislation to offer tax credits and to impose new tax credits under two measures introduced this week.

Proposal Seeks to Regulate Contentious Landlord-Tenant Relationships

Landlords would not be permitted to retaliate, as defined by the state, against tenants who complain about landlord services if a new measure filed in the Georgia House passes.

Georgia House Agriculture Committee Adds More Regulation to Hemp Bill

One of the licensing fees was reduced, but more regulation was imposed across the board.

OPINION: The Government’s Role Isn’t to Take Away People’s Jobs

"When borrowers’ occupational licenses are suspended, they are prohibited from working in their professions. Without a job, it can be nearly impossible to satisfy one’s loan obligations. Thus, rather than helping borrowers repay their loans, the policy makes it more difficult for them to do so."

Evans Co. Citizens Outraged Over Process for IDA Project in Hagan

Citizens in Evans County are outraged about a new project coming to a property in Hagan, but much of the anger appears to stem from the process that took...

Groups Sue Camden County, Spaceport Consultants For Witholding Public Safety Documents

Georgia Conservation Groups File Suit against County, Consultants for Withholding Key Documents Group alleges Camden County Keeps Local Residents in the Dark about Spaceport Risks
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