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A vote for ‘selfies’ in the voter booth

Voters in Georgia “Post the Peach” voting stickers for many reasons. We should consider two easy measures that would allow voters to show even more pride when they vote in the next elections.

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Donald Trump, political heir to Georgia’s Sonny Perdue

Political elites said he stood no chance, but I’m not talking about Mr. Trump. Rather, another discounted outsider, here in Georgia, some 14 years before our new president-elect stepped into the political focus.

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With a green light from the Feds, states race to regulate driverless cars

California lawmakers conditionally approved the road-testing of high autonomy cars, becoming the first state to flesh out an innovation-nurturing framework after federal regulators last month gave the green light to driverless technology.

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Robots and red tape: Regulatory uncertainty in Uber’s self-driving bet

Driverless cars represent the true Wild West of public policy By Eric Tanenblatt Ed. Note: This column originally ran in Recode. When Uber sets loose the world’s largest commercial fleet of autonomous vehicles on the streets of Pittsburgh, Penn., this …

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The four public policy questions every startup should ask–but isn’t

Almost everyone you encounter these days is nursing aspirations they might develop the “next Uber.” Now, most of these apps will fail, but a select few will fundamentally reorder the way we live.

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Schock and awe: a Democrat, in defense of Aaron Schock

“Good government” Democrats have wavered into the peculiar spot of defending former Rep. Aaron Schock, the Illinois Republican who left office last year amid a federal corruption probe.

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In wake of Orlando, answer the call to serve – What could a thousand points of light do for their country?

We ought to cultivate the Millennial wellspring of idealism, to help the next generation find common cause through national service.

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The reason why the ‘next Uber’ might never exist

Across the full spectrum of the economy, entrenched industries have mobilized at all levels of government to arrest the disruptive economy.

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Disruptors: Ignore public policy at your peril

The disruption economy took one on the chin last month when a Pennsylvania regulatory panel saddled Uber with an outrageous $11.4 million fine.

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The solution to Georgia’s ‘millennial challenge’

The single largest generation in American history, the challenge of attracting millennials to live, work, and invest in Georgia isn’t simply an option but an imperative.

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