The office of United States Secretary of State grabbed headlines last week when Donald Trump fired secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Georgia residents don’t have to worry about the governor firing Georgia’s secretary of state, as it is an elected office with
The recent dispute between Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Piedmont Healthcare makes any discussion about Georgia's insurance commissioner -- and the upcoming election for that post -- timely and relevant.
If you’re like most Georgians, you probably hear “Commissioner of Agriculture” and think peanuts and peaches. If you don’t own a farm, you probably don’t think the department of agriculture has anything to do with you. That couldn’t be farther from the
In November, Georgians will elect a state attorney general. If you don’t know what the attorney general does, you certainly aren’t alone. Here is everything you need to know about this vital position in state government. What is the role of the
Note: This is the first in our Georgia Government 101 series. Throughout this series, we will explain the role of each state-wide office that you, the voter, will be voting on in May and November. We’ll start with the Lieutenant Governor and