Our local governments need to get bold
On Facebook, I follow a philosopher here at the University of Georgia who often writes about how our local government doesn’t strike hard enough back at some of the hideous laws that are vomited out of our state Legislature. Irami Osei-Frimpong has many good ideas, but this is one of the easiest for me to repeat, and I feel it is something our local government should be doing: fight back harder against statewide laws that are basically crap.
Some of the excrement that comes at us from beneath the Gold Dome includes not being able to set our own local minimum wage laws. In spite of Republicans believing in local control of things, the minimum wage is something they consider the