Metro Nashville School Board Candidate for District Four, Kelli Phillips Talks Why She’s Running and Her First Priority

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Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Metro Nashville School Board candidate Kelli Phillips for District Four to the newsmaker line to discuss her first priority and why she’s running.

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Little-Known Georgia Runoff Election Could Play Role in Utility Rates

More than just the two U.S. Senate runoff elections will be on the ballot in the Jan. 5 election for voters in north Georgia.

In a District 4 runoff for public service commissioner, Republican incumbent Lauren “Bubba” McDonald Jr. faces Democratic challenger Daniel Blackman. The Georgia Public Service Commission (GPSC) oversees utility rates in the state. District 4 includes more than three dozen counties in north Georgia.

McDonald was appointed to the GPSC by former Gov. Zell Miller in 1998. He remained on the commission until 2002 and was reelected in 2008. He defeated a challenge from Blackman in 2014.

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