Politics

Georgia Runoff Congressional Election The Most Expensive Ever

RUNOFF BETWEEN OSOFF AND HANDEL FLOODING MILLIONS INTO THE ATLANTA MARKET

The battle for Georgia’s sixth congressional district seat is the most expensive U.S. House race ever. Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel are locked in a runoff to become the next representative in the Atlanta-area district. Current t-v advertising reservations, if completed, would hike spending to nearly 30 million dollars. Politico says that amount would easily surpass the 24-point-four…

Columbus State University Installs “Safe Spaces” on Campus

CSU OFFICIALS SAY SAFE SPACES EMBRACE DIVERSITY

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption CSU embraces diversity with ‘safe spaces.’ Columbus State University , in a news release to the public, has announced it’s  counseling center  is “spearheading the installation of a “safe space” system across campus. Safe spaces are rooms or offices that…

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle Set to Announce a Run For Governor

CASEY CAGLE SET TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA

Casey Cagle will launch his campaign for governor on Sunday with a pledge to add half a million new jobs in Georgia in four years if voters choose him to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal. Cagle’s decision isn’t a surprise; the three-term lieutenant governor long has been included on lists of potential candidates for 2018. He confirmed to The Associated…

Alabama Candidate for Senate Invokes President Trump’s Slogan

Roy Moore Ties himself to Trump slogan

U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan with and added twist. Moore said, “I support President Trump’s agenda of making America great again. But I submit to you that we can only make America great again if we make America good,” Moore’s campaign announcement spelled out what he believes isn’t good:…

Lawmakers, Law Enforcement, NRA Spar over Gun Bill

Standing room only at House Committee Hearing for Legislation to end Permit Requirement

  The Alabama Law Enforcement Community said their concerns over a gun bill fell on deaf ears in the Senate so they showed up in full force with a message for the House. Can you hear me now? A sea of law enforcement appearing in opposition and in an often contentious hearing with legislators also at odds with the bill’s…

Thousands Flood Atlanta to March for Science

CALDEN PARK GATHERS 15,000 PEOPLE TO MARCH FOR SCIENCE

Earth Day brought Georgians together. The largest science event in human history took place all over the world. Started in Washington, D.C., the March for Science spawned satellite marches around the globe. In Atlanta, 15,000 people showed to support discovery, facts and environmental protection. WLTZ’S Mallory Hagan was there.    

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

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Monday, April 24, 2017, marked Confederate Memorial Day. A topic that was trending on both Facebook and Twitter, Mallory Hagan reads viewer comments on whether or not we should observe the holiday. Follow Mallory: Facebook Twitter Instagram

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  President Trump signed another executive order on Tuesday. “Buy American, Hire American” mandates reform for H1-B Visa hires as well as U.S. Government purchases of American-made products. Mallory Hagan reveals viewer responses from the WLTZ First News Facebook page.   Follow Mallory: Facebook Twitter Instagram

Auburn set for Showdown with White Nationalist

Cancelled Speech sparks debate on First Amendment

Auburn University helped create the controversy by first accepting Richard Spencer’s paid reservation , perhaps without  doing their own homework first and then resending. Calling it a “Heckler’s Veto”, The White Nationalist has now put the University on notice. “There is no way in hell that I would ever back down because some cowardly bureaucrat thinks oh this is getting…