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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp claims the MLB"s voter restriction laws boycott will be a major blow to minority-owned businesses

Critics of the MLB's boycott of Atlanta following new voting laws claim it will cost Black-owned businesses $100 million. Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia) speaks during an April 3 news conference in Atlanta a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2021

Meet the team of Black executives who quickly mobilized hundreds of CEOs to oppose restrictive voting laws

The men, who texted and emailed hundreds of companies, didn't expect to have 700 corporations, nonprofits,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2021

100 top business leaders met to discuss halting donations to politicians who back "restrictive" voting laws, including in Georgia

Top business leaders, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2021

More than 70 top Black business leaders are reportedly urging US companies to fight against Republican voting laws

Black business executives across America claim the new voting bill that was passed in Georgia could restrict the rights of Black voters. Ken.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 1st, 2021

The Margin: Stacey Abrams nominated for Nobel Peace Prize as Republicans launch ‘Stop Stacey’ group

On the first day of Black History Month, the Georgia voting rights activist was recognized for her work promoting nonviolent change.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2021

Rachel Maddow has her best week ever

Rachel Maddow is having quite a run. On Tuesday, the MSNBC host scored an exclusive interview with Hillary Clinton, who made news by warning that voters need to "check and reject" President Donald Trump's "authoritarian tendencies" by voting in the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2018

100 Top CEOs Plot To Punish States Which Pass "Restrictive" Voting Laws

100 Top CEOs Plot To Punish States Which Pass "Restrictive" Voting Laws.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 12th, 2021

Voting laws in states like Georgia are getting a lot of attention, but New York City is also failing to secure the right to vote for some of its most marginalized citizens

Incarcerated people in New York City are promised the right t.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 12th, 2021

McConnell says the quiet part out loud, tells corporate America to "stay out of politics," but clarifies he"s "not talking about political contributions"

Republicans have slammed the onslaught of corporate responses to Georgia's restrictive new voting law, calling for boycotts and threatening tax hikes. Senate Majority Leader.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 6th, 2021

Atlanta"s mayor signs executive order with goal to "mitigate" Georgia"s new restrictive voting law

The local effort is part of a broader backlash against SB 202, Georgia's new controversial election law. Keisha Lance Bo.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 6th, 2021

CBS Yanks "Straight-News" Article Advising Companies "How To Beat" Georgia Election-Integrity Laws

CBS Yanks 'Straight-News' Article Advising Companies "H.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 4th, 2021

Georgia House votes to strip Delta of tax break after CEO criticized voting law

The Georgia House of Representatives voted Wednesday to strip Delta of a multimillion-dollar tax break in a symbolic rebuke of CEO Ed Bastian, who joined other business leaders in criticizing recent changes to the state’s voting laws......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 1st, 2021

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon defends voting rights following Georgia"s new restrictive voting law

JP Morgan Ch.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMar 30th, 2021

Sen. Lindsey Graham says preventing voters from receiving food or water while they wait in line to cast ballots doesn"t make "a whole lot of sense"

A new voting law signed by Gov. Brian Kemp in Georgia last week prevents volunteers from handing out food or drinks to voters waiting in line. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina at a news conference at the US Capitol on March 5. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 29th, 2021

Gov. Brian Kemp signs restrictive Georgia voting bill into law in front of painting of former plantation grounds

The grounds of the Callaway Plantation, depicted in the painting, are located in Wilkes County, between Athens and Augusta.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMar 27th, 2021

Former President Jimmy Carter says he is "disheartened, saddened, and angry" to see Georgia legislators advance voting restrictions

Republican lawmakers are on the offense with voting laws after Georgians voted for President Biden and two Democratic senators. Jimmy Carter. AP Photo/John Bazemore Former President Jimmy Carter said he is "disheartened" at propose.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 9th, 2021

Fox News hosts didn"t correct Trump"s lie that he won the election in his first interview post-insurrection

Trump called into Fox News to talk about conservative talk-radio host R.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 17th, 2021

Election-technology company Smartmatic files $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News over election conspiracy theories

The voting company is suing Fox News, Rudy Giuliani, and Sidney Powell over baseless allegations that it helped to rig the 2020 election. Maria Bartiromo, a Fox News host named in Smartm.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 4th, 2021

Democrat Raphael Warnock pays tribute to his mother, who "used to pick somebody else"s cotton," for voting for him in the Georgia runoffs

Raphael Warnock will be the first Black senator from Georgia, and the second from the South since reconstruc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2021

Georgia election official says "truth" needs to be told, even if it hurts Trump"s chances

"I don't understand how truth would ever jeopardize the country," Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said in a Fox News interview. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference, N.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 5th, 2021