Political Notes — Three candidates running for Duncan’s House seat

Qualifying closed Friday for the special election to replace Geoff Duncan in the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Chris Carr , McIntosh County school board , Randy Evans , sanctuary cities , special legislative elections

Political Notes — Bobby Cagle is California dreamin’

Bobby Cagle, who’s been lauded for his leadership of DFCS, is hired by a Los Angeles government to head its child welfare agency . . .

Tags: Accenture , Bobby Cagle , demographic trends , Stacey Abrams , voter fraud

Latest Obamacare repeal bill could leave millions uninsured

The latest Senate bill proposing to repeal Obamacare would result in nearly 2 million people in Georgia losing healthcare coverage, according to estimates . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Senate repeal bill

Political Notes — Carr joins 40 other A-Gs in probe of opioid manfacturers

Attorneys general from 41 states will investigate the companies that manufacture opioid painkillers . . .

Tags: Camila Knowles , Chris Carr , James Bell , Keisha Waites , opioids

PSC schedules hearings on Vogtle’s future

The commission will makes its final decision Feb. 6 on whether Georgia Power can proceed with the construction of two reactors . . .

Tags: Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle , PSC

What to do about Equifax? Carr, Loudermilk take different routes

Attorney General Chris Carr wants to protect consumers, U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk wants to protect Equifax in the wake of the recent data breach . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Chris Carr , Equifax data breach

Deal announces administrative changes at DOAS, DCA

Gov. Nathan Deal makes leadership changes at three state agencies . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal administration

Political Notes — Still not much enthusiasm among the leadership for casinos

House Speaker David Ralston sends a discouraging signal to the casino/resort industry interests about casino gambling . . .

Tags: Bobby Christine , Casey Cagle , casino gambling , Clay Tippins , David Ralston , Georgia Supreme Court , Matthew Gambill , Rick Jeffares , Walter C. Jones

Broadrick resigns his House seat

Rep. Bruce Broadrick makes a surprise resignation from the legislature, citing health concerns . . .

Tags: Bruce Broadrick

Special legislative elections attract 24 candidates

Qualifying closed on Friday for the six special elections that will fill vacated legislative seats . . .

Tags: special legislative elections