|We have been closely following the debate about renaming the Talmadge Bridge for the last year. In order to have another name for the bridge, the Georgia State Assembly must agree – which means our local representatives will have to champion this issue in the Georgia Assembly. The Savannah mayor, the City Council and Savannah Matters (formerly Span the Gap) all support a new, but unspecified name – one that will better reflect our modern, diverse and inclusive city. Ron Stephens, a member of Chatham County’s legislative delegation is committed to introducing legislation in the current Georgia State Assembly session. We have heard, that there is a perception among our some of our local elected officials that Skidaway Island doesn’t care about this issue– that it is “an inner-city” issue. Let’s prove they are wrong. Please join us in writing or call our local officials as soon as possible and tell them:
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Note: In this case, we think it is important to communicate as individuals, and not under a WAG banner. Also, WAG is not taking a position on what a new name might be. If you have an individual point of view, it is your decision if you want to share it.