Tag Archives: ACCG

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

Political Notes — Wise will leave PSC after delivering one last vote for Vogtle

Stan Wise says he will step down from the Public Service Commission early next year . . .

Tags: ACCG , Brian Kemp , Hunter Hill , MAG , Plant Vogtle , Stan Wise

House passes ‘moocher’s protection act’

House bill will prohibit local governments from including water and garbage collection fees with property tax bills . . .

Tags: ACCG , local government bills

Political Notes — After Trump’s election, a break for undocumented students

Things are looking up for undocumented students who want to attend college in Georgia . . .

Tags: ACCG , Ann Adamson , Christian Coomer , Claire Sterk , elena parent , Emory University , House whip team

It came from the sky: lawmakers look at regulating drones

Georgia legislators consider introducing a bill that would regulate and restrict the use of drones by public and private operators . . .

Tags: ACCG , drones , House study committee , Kevin Tanner , Vernon Keenan

Lawmakers examine the incorporation process

The General Assembly thinks about developing a consistent procedure for handling requests to incorporate new municipalities . . .

Tags: ACCG , elena parent , GMA , incorporation , legislative study committees

Mercedes gets its tax break as Deal signs HB 202

Mercedes-Benz gets a special tax break worth nearly $1.3 million a year as part of a property tax bill signed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: ACCG , Mercedes , Nathan Deal , property tax procedures , tax break , Truett-McConnell

Bill to prevent local bans on pit bulls muzzled in committee

Legislation preempting local ordinances that would prohibit specific breeds of dogs does not make it out of a House committee . . .

Tags: ACCG , Darlene Taylor , GMA , local dog ordinances , pit bulls

Local governments can still have vicious dog ordinances

Legislation that would prevent local governments from banning dangerous dogs is euthanized in a House subcommittee . . .

Tags: ACCG , dangerous dogs , Darlene Taylor , GMA , Jay Powell , local governments , pit bulls

Supporters of transportation tax bill are veering away from it

The transportation tax bill is losing some supporters as changes keep being made to the funding measure . . .

Tags: ACCG , David Stover , Fayette County Commission , Jay Roberts , Steve Brown , transportation tax bill