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58 Senators Urge CFPB To Create Rules Against Forced Arbitration Clauses In Financial Products

A month after legislation was introduced to eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses in employment, consumer, civil rights and antitrust cases, a coalition of 58 lawmakers and several consumer advocate groups are urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to take things a step further by protecting consumers from… 726 more words

Congressman Hank Johnson Succeeds on Police Demilitarization Bill

Congressman Hank Johnson has been pushing his Police Demilitarization Bill for months now in efforts to prevent police departments from having military grade weapons to use on civilians. 104 more words


Convention leftovers: The split between the GOP base and the Legislature

As a last act before they headed for the exits on Saturday, delegates to the state Republican party convention in Athens passed a package of resolutions that in essence chided the GOP-controlled Legislature. 1,748 more words


What to watch at this weekend's Georgia GOP convention

The Georgia GOP Convention kicks off today with a taste of the presidential election, a bitter tug-of-war over the party’s future, and a divisive debate over red-meat proposals like the “religious liberty” push. 1,168 more words

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Georgia's rising role in 2016's presidential sweepstakes

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As at least three Republican presidential contenders gather in Athens this weekend, National Journal is spotlighting Georgia’s rising role… 1,104 more words


Budget Demagoguery

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) says that if the budget proposed by the Republicans pass, “the have-nots of this country will rise up like the people in Baltimore.” CNSNews has more… 24 more words


Guam Will Tip Over

During a House Armed Services Committee hearing on March 25, 2010 concerning the U.S. military installation on the island of Guam, Congressman Hank Johnson said to Admiral Robert F. 225 more words