Georgia primary updates: PSC candidate John Noel’s town hall news; Teresa Tomlinson wins award for service to soldiers

Above: “I love Georgians. The grit. The energy. The determination to make the best even better. That’s why I’m running for PSC; to give a voice to those determined to make it better.”–John Noel  (Website) Senate Primary: Endorsements keep rolling in for Teresa Tomlinson By Jonathan Grant @Barmbleman Teresa Tomlinson’s surging U.S. Senate campaign received another big boost Monday with the endorsement of A.M.E. Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, who presides over more than 500 African Methodist Episcopal churches in Georgia. Jackson said, “Tomlinson possesses integrity, empathy, courage, and a heart for the people.” A former two-term mayor of Columbus, Tomlinson has lapped the Democrat field in gaining support from elected officials as well as community and civil rights leaders. She has twice as…

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Upcoming: Georgia PSC candidate debate, town hall with Karenna Gore on energy equity, sustainability

Upcoming PSC candidate Debate Monday, May 4: Debate between John Noel and  Daniel Blackman on Monday, May 4, at 10:00 a.m. Watch online live or on demand via Facebook at www.fb.com/TheAtlantaPressClub and GPB.org. Link to Loudermilk Debates page. Town hall on energy equity, sustainability Tuesday, May 5 from 6:30 to 7;30 p.m. on Facebook Live: John Noel/Robert Bryant Town Hall: Energy Equity and the Environment with Karenna Gore. Link to Event Karenna Gore is a best-selling author and Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.  She will talk with Democratic PSC candidates John Noel and Robert Bryant about how Georgia’s energy policy relates to Environmental Justice, Climate Change, and why this should be looked at as a Moral and Ethical Issue. …

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Georgia Environmentalist John Noel takes another run at Public Service Commission

Unfortunately, Public Service Commission races are receiving absolutely no coverage in the media. Nevertheless, voters are receiving absentee ballots and researching races. I noticed that many people are Googling this article, so I’m reposting. Upcoming Monday, May 4: There will be a debate between John Noel and his primary opponent, Daniel Blackman, on Monday, May 4, at 10:00 a.m. You can watch online live or on demand via Facebook at www.fb.com/TheAtlantaPressClub and GPB.org. Tuesday, May 5 from 6:30 to 7;30 p.m. on Facebook Live: John Noel/Robert Bryant Town Hall: Energy Equity and the Environment with Karenna Gore. Link to Event Karenna Gore is a best-selling author and Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary.  She will talk with Democratic PSC…

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Rural Broadband in Georgia: Tuesday, April 21 town hall with PSC candidates John Noel and Robert Bryant

It’s PSA time — let’s talk about rural broadband. Check back at www.brambleman.com  after the town hall. I plan to write a post about the issue.–JG This town hall on rural broadband is scheduled for tomorrrow: Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. on Facebook Live. To sign up and connect to this event, click here.  Follow on Twitter: John Noel; Robert Bryant; Pete Fuller Read more about the campaign. From John Noel: One of the things that keeps me awake at night is knowing there are many kids, sent home from school, who don’t have any internet right now. Broadband is an essential need, not only during this pandemic but in everyday life. The crazy thing is, not everyone has access to…

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GOP Georgia Public Service Commissioner trolls Democrats’ coal ash town hall

I looked up “Tool” in the Urban Dictionary. Echols fits every definition except “Kanye West” by Jonathan Grant @Brambleman On the Georgia Public Service Commission, Tim Echols  functions largely as a cheerleader for Georgia Power Company and Plant Vogtle. Like every other PSC member—and all statewide officeholders—he’s a Republican. He’s also a proud pro-lifer, Trumpist evangelical, and founder of TeenPact, “a hands-on leadership experience for Christian students,” which gives out the Tim Echols Political Involvement Award and sells Frisbee discs for $12 at its online store. I think his goal is to build a next-gen army of Republican politicians. To top off Georgia’s misfortune, he’s also active on social media and seems to be the most outspoken, loquacious, and insufferable commissioner, by…

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Georgia PSC member Tim Echols is a tool

Fact check: I looked up “Tool” in the Urban Dictionary. Echols fits every definition except “Kanye West” by Jonathan Grant @Brambleman On the Georgia Public Service Commission, Tim Echols  functions largely as a cheerleader for Georgia Power Company and Plant Vogtle. Like every other PSC member—and all statewide officeholders—he’s a Republican. He’s also a proud pro-lifer, Trumpist evangelical, and founder of TeenPact, “a hands-on leadership experience for Christian students,” which gives out the Tim Echols Political Involvement Award and sells Frisbee discs for $12 at its online store. I think his goal is to build a next-gen army of Republican politicians. To top off Georgia’s misfortune, he’s also active on social media and seems to be the most outspoken, loquacious, and insufferable…

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