Valdosta Daily Times. June 1, 2021.
Bipartisanship is such a rare occurrence in today’s polarizing political world that it merits a tip of the hat when we see examples. This time, working together helped save an estimated 2,600 jobs in the state.
We were getting ready to write an editorial objecting to the fact that members of the state legislature have the power to increase their pay — Wouldn’t you like to have that ability? — when word came down that the Senate had decided against it and the House declined to consider a similar bill.
For all that is good and holy, why is there a sudden upsurge in deadly or potentially deadly violence against young children in this state? Just recently, a 12-year-old was shot to death in Northeast Georgia, a 9-year-old was stabbed to death in Tifton and two 12-year-olds were shot in broad…