In response to Senate Bill 202, Major League Baseball announced it was moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver, Colorado. Photo Credit: Thomson200/Wikimedia Commons

On today’s episode, we wrap our coverage of the 2021 legislative session dominated by a major overhaul of Georgia’s voting laws that add new restrictions on casting your ballot.

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On today’s episode, we talk with State Rep. Matthew Wilson about his campaign for state insurance commissioner during the 2022 election.

This episode was recorded on Friday, August 27, 2021

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On today’s episode, Luke sits down with Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Timmothy Denson to discuss the path to progressive change in Georgia’s Classic City, including Tim’s claim that the ACC commission passed the state’s most progressive local budget per capita.

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On today’s episode, we discuss the U.S. Department of Justice’s announcement that they are filing a legal challenge against parts of Georgia Senate Bill 202, the package of changes to election law passed by Georgia Republicans during the 2021 legislative session. The DOJ challenge is the eighth such challenge to SB 202, but will any succeed in overturning provisions of the law?

Read more about the DOJ lawsuit here.

This episode was recorded on Sunday, June 27, 2021.

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On today’s episode, Kyle speaks with State Representative Erick Allen (D — Smyrna) about his campaign for Lt. Governor.

This episode was recorded on Friday, June 18, 2021.

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On today’s episode, we discuss demonstrations at metro-Atlanta school board meetings that have led two counties to ban teaching critical race theory in the classroom and drawn leading state Republicans into a new culture war front. We also check in on Georgia’s U.S. Senate race and discuss the return of former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

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On today’s episode, we recap President Biden’s joint address to Congress and how Senators Ossoff and Warnock are aligned on an economic revival agenda. We also check in on the forthcoming Warnock Senate race and Rep. Bee Nguyen’s announcement for Secretary of State.

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On today’s show, we talk with Taifa Smith Butler, the outgoing President and CEO of the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.

This episode was recorded on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

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State Sen. Jen Jordan speaks alongside U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at a demonstration against anti-abortion legislation in 2019. Photo Credit: John Ramspott/Flikr

On today’s episode we gauge early campaign announcements.

This episode was recorded on Monday, April 19, 2021.

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State Rep. Barry Fleming presents Senate Bill 202 to the Georgia House of Representatives on Thursday, March 25, 2021. Photo Credit: Georgia House of Representatives Live Stream

On today’s episode, we discuss the scope of two proposed laws that would make it more difficult to vote in Georgia and how some provisions of these proposals have been watered down. We also discuss the potential Trump slate of Republican primary challengers who may challenge statewide elected officials. And we condemn the violence perpetrated against Asian-Americans in our state and across the country.

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