States’ rights, summer pay
The rights belonging to the various states, especially with reference to the strict interpretation of the Constitution, by which all rights not delegated by the Constitution to the federal government belong to the states.
During the last 20 years, the federal government has continually forced more laws and regulations on states, and constitutionalists would argue that the feds have overstepped their bounds.
- ly stand up to the federal government and refuse to acquiesce to something Georgians see as unfair.
The federal government has demanded that private sector seasonal employees, such as contracted bus drivers and cafeteria workers and private school months that they are not employed, even though they fully understood the longevity of the job when they accepted it.
We commend Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler for taking a stand and refusing to restart those - ment threatens to pull all unemployment funding.
According to reports, the state of Georgia already has borrowed $740 million dollars during past years to maintain such programs. Any future dollars need to go to those who truly are jobless, not those whose jobs simply have a summer break. Furthermore, But school employees are not eligible to receive such
The 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was - tially, oppressive federal government.
Georgia’s hand by cutting millions in federal aid, so be it.
Despite the economy, we think many Georgians would be receptive to pay a few more tax dollars to insure the federal government doesn’t control how our state is run. That responsibility belongs to the citizens of Georgia, not some distant Washington bureaucrats.
We are glad to see our mythical city of Mystic Falls, Va. spring back to life.
The Covington square was atwitter as both the tourists and vampires have returned.
The Vampire Diaries series began its fourth season of production here in Covington and surrounding areas.
We recognize that a few folks feel the vampires and their admirers from around the world are an intrusion on our quiet little town. We are sorry for their small inconveniences.
Most of us recognize the fact that the tax collected and money spent in local restaurants and businesses is immeasurable and has helped the local economy during our economic downturn.
The city of Covington is known throughout the world in a positive way because of our vampires.
We welcome back the cast and production crew of the Vampire Diaries, and we appreciate the fact that Mystic Falls has become synonymous with Covington, Ga. because of this show.