Political Rewind in Augusta, August 12, 2019. (L to R): Mary-Kate Lizotte, Bill Nigut, Jim Galloway, State Sen. Harold Jones, State Rep. Mark Newton, Monique Williams.
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Political Rewind in Augusta, August 12, 2019. (L to R): Mary-Kate Lizotte, Bill Nigut, Jim Galloway, State Sen. Harold Jones, State Rep. Mark Newton, Monique Williams.

On this edition of Political Rewind, we come to you from Augusta.

We ask Augustans and the people of Richmond and Columbia Counties whether or not they favor new gun restrictions as the debate over gun safety measures intensifies.

Augusta is home to a crucial cyber security center for the U.S. government. What role is the city and region playing in protecting all Georgians and Americans?

Control of the Georgia House of Representatives is shaping up to be one of the biggest fights of the 2020 elections. How is each party working to assure they will control a majority of the seats?

Plus, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins says Democrats are trampling on House rules as they launch an informal impeachment investigation.

 

Panelists:

Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Harold Jones – Georgia Senator, District 22

Mary-Kate Lizotte – Augusta University Associate Political Science Professor 

Mark Newton – Georgia Representative, District 123

Monique Williams – Morning/Mid-day Anchor, WRDW/WAGT