Your morning jolt

Found while combing through this morning’s ajc.com:

  • Georgia health plan reserves could be gone by 2010.
  • State employees can expect more furloughs, maybe layoffs.
  • Challenges to property values in metro Atlanta soar.
  • 10,000 foreclosed properties up for sale in April.
  • Johns Creek bridges can’t handle firetrucks.
  • Some opinion:

  • Sam Massell: No reason now to deny MARTA its sales tax revenue.
  • Jim Wooten: Shifting to a broader car sales tax is the right thing to do.
  • Elsewhere in Georgia:

  • MT: Lucid Idiocy on rejected state DOT projects.
  • And the nation:

  • WSJ: Minnesota senate standoff plays Into GOP’s hands.
  • WP: Richard Cohen on why we shouldn’t blame Jim Cramer.
  • WP: Obama team derides Cheney’s criticisms. “I guess Rush Limbaugh was busy,” says Robert Gibbs.
  • LAT: Obama approval rating drops below 60 percent for first time.
  • LAT: Conservative talk radio on the wane in California.
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    Stop it Chip

    March 18th, 2009
    8:10 am

    Watch out today at the The Environmental Quality Subcommittee of the Natural Resources and Environment Committee at 3 pm.

    Chip Pearson, with his SB 155, is going to get rid of the state 25 ft stream buffer rule. Why do Chip and his fellow Republicans constantly try to block smart water quality measures? Why do these always side with developers at the expense of the water quality and safety of all Georgians?