Legislators not rubber stamping Davis’ plan

Legislators not rubber stamping Davis’ plan

When Augusta Mayor Hardie Davis called for the state legislature to change the city’s 1995 consolidation bill last week to allow for the mayor to have more authority such as veto power, the ability to hire and fire all city department heads and submit the city’s budget, he perhaps should have had more discussions with […]

The Holy Trinity of Job Creation

The Holy Trinity of Job Creation

Many policymakers embrace the idea that job creation is the work of a select class of individuals. These individuals are affectionately referred to as “job creators.” They are commonly known as business owners. Business owners are people that take on a greater than usual financial risk in order to start a business. The notion that […]

Hardie Davis’ “OneAugusta” is very singular

Hardie Davis’ “OneAugusta” is very singular

When Mayor Hardie Davis came up with the campaign slogan, “OneAugusta” last year, he said that it meant he wanted a “unified Augusta.” Prior to taking office, Davis frequently spoke about how he looked forward to “working with the commission” to truly transform the city. And during his first six weeks in office, he has […]