Georgia plays big role in impeachment against Trump and thousands opted out of Medicaid in state – HONEYCOMB

Georgia is mentioned 48 times in the latest indictment against former President Trump. These four new criminal charges stem from Special Counsel Jack Smith’s state investigation into attempts to undermine the 2020 election result, including in Georgia. #gapol

— WABE News (@wabenews) August 2, 2023

Fulton DA Fani Willis speaks at a mentoring program event today:

Declines to offer thoughts on the federal indictment but says she has read it and reiterates her office is “ready for action.”

— Sam Gringglas (@gringsam) August 3, 2023

A few tidbits from Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat: “If charges are filed today, we’re ready.”

On collaborating with other agencies: “We’ve created a force multiplier like you’ve never seen before.”

When booking: “No matter what your status, we have mugshots ready for you.”

— Sam Gringlas (@gringsam) August 1, 2023

Civil case settled…

Fulton County has reached a settlement with the family of LaShawn Thompson, 35, who died in a bedbug-infested cell in the psychiatric wing of the county jail, the family’s attorneys said Thursday.

— WABE News (@wabenews) August 3, 2023

Bipartisan DA efforts…

Four Georgia district attorneys are asking a judge to reverse a law creating a commission to discipline and remove state attorneys, saying it violates the US and Georgia constitutions. #gapol

— WABE News (@wabenews) August 2, 2023

cheered on…

A new nuclear reactor at the Vogtle plant in Georgia has entered commercial operation and is the first new American reactor to be built from the ground up in years.

— WABE News (@wabenews) August 1, 2023


Very happy to see the Forest Cove documentary among these finalists ✨

— Stephannie Stokes (@stephannnnie) August 4, 2023

Also in this episode…

–Jess Mador tells us about the thousands of Georgians who are losing their Medicaid coverage.

–Chamian Cruz has more information on a community task force’s recommendations on the controversial Atlanta Public Safety Training Center.

–Rahul Bali examines how some Indian grocery stores and their customers in Atlanta are dealing with a shortage of imported rice.

–Christopher Alston shares more about the Atlanta Braves’ formation of youth baseball and softball leagues in Georgia and Alabama.