The state of Georgia has an opportunity to take action and work to prevent the needless deaths of infants in the care of Georgia’s hospitals.
How many of you would hop into a 1950 Buick, strap on a bunch of bombs and drive that 70-year-old car across the continent? Well, the Air Force does this every day, flying across vast oceans and barren continents.
Here is what history shows.
I asked the questions the parent of any eight-day-old who died in the NICU would have asked. If the hospital and its leaders are offended by that, they should take a hard look at themselves in the mirror and assess whether their chosen profession is the right one for them.
After speaking with the chief medical officer of the hospital where my son died, I realize we will never receive a straight answer about the circumstances leading to his death.
In 2015 alone, 1,427 Georgians died in automobile accidents. Even more disturbing is the fact that traffic fatalities have increased in our state over the past nine years. These are shocking statistics, but we can preserve the lives of thousands of Georgians by studying the challenges associated with distract driving and crafting comprehensive legislation to keep our roads safe.
It’s not enough to merely say technology will be the next big trend to hit the parking and transportation industries.
Conversation has shifted to comparing how many people attended Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday. Who cares?
The House Military Affairs Study Committee, the committee I chair, visited Dobbins Air Reserve Base (ARB) last week in continuation of our mission to visit Georgia’s nine military installations. Congressman Barry Loudermilk attended the committee meeting in support of our efforts to protect Georgia’s bases.
Last month, I proposed and the Board of Commissioners adopted, the final budget under my leadership as Chairman of Cobb County. Out of respect for the incoming administration, the budget I put forth is a continuation budget. In other words, it maintains tax rates, spending and service levels from the prior year (2016).