Live From The Georgia State Bar Association

Feb 24, 2017

Today on “Political Rewind,” we’re broadcasting from the State Bar for the second year in a row with a live audience here for the discussion.

In news from the Georgia General Assembly, we look at Gov. Deal’s firm “no” on any religious freedom bills this session and the growing power of the anti-casino forces.

The Atlanta City Hall contractor scandal is getting bigger and, with the FBI in on the investigation, only promises to gain intensity. How might it affect the coming mayor’s race?

While the Republicans gather at CPAC, the Democrats meet in Atlanta to choose their next leader. Our panel discusses both meetings and the impact on the current political scene.

Finally, the Trump administration has reversed Obama’s executive order on transgender bathroom accommodations. What kind of political fallout can we expect?

Panelists:

Jim Galloway—Political Columnist, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Buddy Darden—Fmr. Georgia Congressman

Brian Robinson—GOP Consultant

Michael Owens—Chair, Cobb County Democratic Party

Jackie Cushman—GOP Columnist and blogger