Augusta, GA
70°
Fair
6:58 am6:22 pm EST
February 27, 2024 6:17 pm

Voting rights decision may curb push to diversify Georgia, Alabama utility commissions

by Kristi Swartz, Georgia Recorder Brionte´ McCorkle was “furious” when a federal appeals court ruled in late November that Georgia could keep its current method of electing its powerful utility regulators. She punched her kickboxing heavy bag so hard that it broke. “I busted the bag, I was that mad,” she said. But, McCorkle added, “We’re not …