Chris Carr

Critical Race Theory a hot topic among top Georgia Republicans

Critical Race Theory a hot topic among top Georgia Republicans

 An approach to teaching that emphasizes the existence of systemic racism in the United States that has caught the attention of the Biden administration is coming under attack in Georgia and other Republican-led states. Gov. Brian Kemp sent a letter to the state Board of Education Thursday opposing the teaching of “critical race theory” in Georgia schools. “It is ridiculous that the Biden administration is considering using taxpayer funds to push a blatantly partisan agenda in Georgia classrooms,” the governor wrote. “Parents, educators and local communities here in the Peach State know best how to educate their students – not…
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Officials warn Georgians not to get scammed in wake of storms

Officials warn Georgians not to get scammed in wake of storms

The storms and tornadoes that passed through Georgia have put a number of residents in the position of having to repair and rebuild homes that were damaged. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is reminding Georgians, particularly those in the Coweta County area, there are home repair scammers out there who will try to exploit this disaster by asking for up-front payments for home repair services and then disappear without ever doing the work. In other cases, scammers may charge exorbitant prices, charge for unnecessary repairs or do sub-standard work. “While the damage is still being assessed after last night’s tornadoes, know…
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Georgia joins 10 other states suing Google

Georgia joins 10 other states suing Google

ATLANTA – Georgia and 10 other states joined the Justice Department Tuesday in filing a lawsuit aimed at preventing Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices. The suit accuses the tech giant of entering into a series of exclusionary agreements to lock up the primary avenues through which users access internet search engines. “On behalf of Georgians, our office joined this lawsuit to address Google’s potential anticompetitive conduct in order to maintain a fair and free market for consumers, advertisers and all companies now reliant on the internet economy,” state Attorney General Chris Carr said. The suit…
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NEWS BLOG: Fayette County postpones in-person graduation ceremonies

NEWS BLOG: Fayette County postpones in-person graduation ceremonies

Fayette County Public Schools has cancelled the in-person graduation ceremonies it had scheduled for August 1. After consulting a local epidemiologist, the school system decided to postpone all senior activities that were scheduled to take place at Fayette County High Schools July 31 as well as the August 1 graduations ceremonies. The school system did not give a date for when the events will take place, but said they would be rescheduled as soon as it is safe to do so. Meet Georgia's Newest Deputy Attorney General Attorney General Chris Carr announced that John Fowler of the Clayton County District…
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