Property Rights Issues
What is “Regionalism”? – Regionalism is a state imposed layer of regional government over several local/city governments. States promote this idea as a way for neighboring counties and cities to work together to solve problems and implement larger cross-county initiatives. Regionalism in Georgia – House Bill 1216 of 2008 reorganized the Department of Community Affairs [...]
One of the benchmarks of economic freedom is protection of property rights under the rule of law. Under current GA civil forfeiture law, one wonders if the property rights of Georgians are being circumvented by a few law enforcement entities that “police for profit” and whether citizens are presumed guilty until proven innocent. AFPGA supports [...]
There may be things happening on your property that you aren’t aware of and, yes, they are disturbing. Currently, if you own property in one of a number of Georgia counties, you may be paying for things on your property tax bill that aren’t related to property taxes. House Bill 159 aims to clear up [...]
In American politics and government we’ve come to expect a certain amount of hypocrisy, but the Georgia Municipal Association is truly charting new territory with their recent legislative action alert. On the one hand they are strenuously advocating for a streamlined permitting process for much needed municipal infrastructure projects, while on the other hand they [...]
Parents Perspective: Status Quo Education Equals Income Discrimination – By Jaredd Simons (Activist)
[img_assist|nid=26633|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=133|height=150]I am a 34 year old parent and live in Kennesaw. I have a 4 year old son who lives with his mother in Covington. I wouldnt consider us single parents, since we are both actively involved in the raising of our son. Usually I call us split parents. As my signature below indicates, I work as an actuary in the health insurance industry, and I am working toward gaining my credentials.