Secretary of State Calls for Risk Limiting Audit by County Election Offices
On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger held a press conference in which he announced he would call for a Risk Limiting Audit (RLA) on all votes cast for U.S. President in Georgia. According to Secretary Raffensperger, county elections offices must complete this audit by November 20, 2020, the same date the state is required to certify the election. For more information, click here.
Immigration Report Collection System Now Open
The Immigration Report Collection System managed by the Department of Audits and Accounts (DOAA) opened on November 1st for the reporting period of Dec. 1, 2019 through Nov. 30, 2020. The due date to complete the report is Dec. 31, 2020. Please start preparing early to ensure that you have all the information needed to file the report by the deadline. More information can be found here.
Georgia EMCs Announce Tools for Rural Broadband Expansion at PSC
To promote the deployment of broadband, Georgia’s not-for-profit, member-owned electric membership cooperatives (EMCs) filed their “Georgia Solution” with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC). As part of the Georgia Solution, the EMCs unveiled two new programs and incentives, the One Buck Deal and the Georgia One-Touch-Make-Ready Program. Access the full article here to learn more about each program.