Pennington is challenging Gov. Deal for the GOP nomination for governor.
Source: Dalton Daily Citizen
State Sen. David Lucas denies he choked 14-year old autistic boy
The incident allegedly happened during a Wednesday campaign event for his wife, Macon Councilwoman Elaine Lucas.
Source: Macon Telegraph
Rep. Katie Dempsey of Rome says committee will look into mental health issues
Georgia’s mental health system will be investigated and access to treatment and health services for those with mental illnesses will be looked at, says Rep. Dempsey.
Source: Rome News-Tribune
Rep. Doug Collins tells Greater Hall Chamber members about first year in D.C.
Legislators consider regional transit system for Atlanta
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
Political Insider: Conservative group targets Johnny Isakson for not endorsing shutdown
“A conservative group says it began spending $32,500 with Atlanta radio stations today in a two-week effort to slam U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson for not endorsing the effort to block all funding for Obamacare – or shut down the federal government.”
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Newt Gingrich to host the new “Crossfire” on CNN
Besides Mr. Gingrich, the hosts will include S. E. Cupp, a conservative columnist and commentator; and the liberals Van Jones, a former adviser to President Obama; and Stephanie Cutter, a deputy manager of President Obama’s re-election campaign.
Source: New York Times