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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Six-Figure Ad Buy to Convince Centrist GOP Senators to Oppose Perdue Bill
A D.C. liberal advocacy group, Allied Progress, is making a six-figure ad buy in order to convince centrist GOP senators to vote against Sen. Perdue’s bill should it come up for a vote.
Georgia senator using arcane legislative procedures to benefit major donor that just settled fraud charges with the FTC.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Consumer Protection Rule Targeted by Perdue Would Benefit Campaign Donor
Allied Progress, a liberal advocacy group that pushes for tougher rules on Wall Street and payday lenders, is planning to kick off a television and digital ad campaign in the days ahead to pressure GOP senators to vote against Perdue’s bill.
In what may be a battle of ethics and free speech, a county elections board member has been asked to resign by a state legislator after allegedly sharing racist social media posts. The comments were first brought to light by an Allied Progress special report documenting the partisan motivations and racial animus of those pushing voter suppression efforts in the state.
In a report out Tuesday, the group took aim at Secretary of State Brian Kemp, Gov. Nathan Deal and other state and local leaders over accusations of voter suppression, saying Georgia does a poor job of protecting citizens’ rights and hurts minority communities by making registration and voting more difficult.