Tag Archives: Georgia farmers

Immigration law cost state’s farmers $300 million or more

Two reports on Georgia’s agricultural industry reach a similar conclusion: the state’s farmers suffered heavy economic damage from the new immigration law and its impact on labor shortages . . .

Tags: economic impact , Georgia farmers , immigration law , labor shortages

Shaw brings a new crop to the state’s farms

In a year of bad news for the state’s agricultural industry, a legislator from South Georgia successfully harvests a new crop . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Georgia farmers , Jason Shaw , Mary Squires , olives

Deal’s letter shows how positions have shifted on immigration

Some of the politicians who want to take stern measures against undocumented immigrant workers didn’t always take such a hard-nosed stance . . .

Tags: Georgia farmers , immigration , Lamar Smith , migrant workers , Nathan Deal , Saxby Chambliss

Political Notes – Some criticisms of the Senate ‘process’

Senators are facing some criticisms for deciding the fate of a Sunday sales bill at a meeting from which the public was barred; a look at some of the problems caused for Georgia’s farmers by the anti-immigrant legislation being considered by the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Chip Rogers , Georgia farmers , immigrant workers , Nathan Deal appointments , Republicans vote privately , Sunday alcohol sales