Water Wars Get Real (?)
The war over water in the Southeast is reaching new levels of absurdity time-wasting hostility. Two Georgia lawmakers have introduced a bill to move their ...
Two Georgia lawmakers have introduced a bill to move their state's border with Tennessee one mile to the north -- a move they say would actually restore the border where it was originally intended to be.
The extra mile would give Georgia -- and, more importantly, water-starved Atlanta -- access to a bend in the Tennessee River.
The tongue-in-cheek (?) proposal, needless to say, has riled state and local officials in Tennessee. If Georgia does try to move its border, the issue would almost certainly be decided by the Supreme Court.
It seems like a publicity stunt or protest legislation, but some people in Georgia -- including the lieutenant governor -- are legitimately supporting the bill.
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