USG report slams Olens for handling of anthem protests at Kennesaw State

An investigative report by the University System criticizes Sam Olens for the way national anthem protests were handled at Kennesaw State University . . .

Tags: kennesaw state , national anthem protest , Sam Olens , University System

Political Notes – King abdicates director’s post at ACCG

Ross King is out as the executive director of Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) . . .

Tags: ACCG , Brian Robinson , Georgia Republican Party , Ross King , Stacey Abrams

Court Reform Council mulls sovereign immunity, creation of business court

Gov. Nathan Deal’s Court Reform Council has some suggestions for improving the state’s court systems . . .

Tags: Business Court , Court Reform Council , sovereign immunity ruling

Political Notes – AG’s office squeezes $221,000 out of title pawn lender

First American reaches a settlement over allegations it violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act . . .

Tags: Britt Grant , Chris Carr , David Perdue , First American title pawns , Michael Williams , pay raises

Senate will begin live-streaming committee meetings online

Senate committee meetings will now be accessible to the public via the internet . . .

Tags: committee meeting video , Georgia Senate

Political Notes — Democrats keep hammering at Norwood as a ‘Republican’

Georgia Democrats release a new video that tries to link Atlanta mayor candidate Mary Norwood with Republicans and Donald Trump . . .

Tags: Atlanta mayor\'s race , Chris Carr , Mary Norwood , Nathan Deal

House votes to pass tax cut bill

A tax bill cutting rates for corporations and the wealthiest taxpayers passes the House and heads to the Senate . . .

Tags: tax cut bill

Political Notes — Alabama Republicans are sticking with Moore

State Republican Party officials in Alabama will not disqualify controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore from the Dec. 12 election ballot . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , Bobby Christine , David Ralston , Roy Moore

State’s unemployment rate drops to 4.3%

Georgia’s jobless rate edged down again in October as job growth rebounded from a bad month in September . . .

Tags: Georgia unemployment rate

Political Notes — Senate panel considers a new way of handling tax breaks

The study committee chaired by Sen. John Albers will recommend that the legislature take longer to review tax breaks before voting on them . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Casey Cagle complaint , Decatur sanctuary city , immigration panel , John Albers , tax breaks