In Episode 157, Dave & Jessica discuss the indictment of Paulding County District Attorney Dick Donovan, the state-backed policing for profit program in Georgia’s small towns, the ‘repeal and replace’ plan for Georgia’s Citizen’s Arrest law, and the newest veil of secrecy shielding the Georgia Senate. Plus, why it’s hard to feel sorry for New York.
- Grand jury spends no time waiting to indict Paulding County District Attorney Dick Donovan.
- Limits On Policing For Profit Circumvented In GA Cities With Outsourced Traffic Citations
- Legislation was filed to repeal and ‘sort of’ replace Georgia’s Citizen Arrest statute
- Predawn hearings shroud Georgia election bills in secrecy
- 9 out of 10 restaurants in New York City could not afford rent in December
Jessica Szilagyi is a Content Creator for The Georgia Virtue. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. Her educational background is in Political Science with a focus in local government and she has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a “Like It Or Not” contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and “Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers.”
David Roberts is a native of South Florida who moved to Georgia in his teens. He joined The Army at 18 as a Psychological Operations specialist and served six years in that role. Since leaving active duty, he served in both Reserve and Guard components. After The Army, Dave went to work for Wachovia and SouthTrust banks serving as a business banker and Assistant Vice President. After a few mergers, he went to work with his brother, Rob, who taught him the HVAC trade. Several years of learning under his older brother and Dave was ready to go out on his own. In 2016, he started DR COOL Heating and Air in Dallas, GA. Being a prominent business owner in Paulding County has afforded him the privilege of serving his community and allowed him to become involved in politics. Calling himself a “Republitarian,” Dave was invited to host The Let Me Tell You Why You’re Wrong Podcast in 2018.
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