Tag Archives: Alan Powell

Campus-carry firearms bill passes House

The House adopts a campus carry firearms bill and sends it to the Senate, which is expected to adopt it . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , campus carry , Mary Margaret Oliver , Patty Bentley , Rick Jasperse

Lawmakers draw down on campus carry for firearms

Gun carry advocates will make another try to legalize the carrying of firearms on college campus . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , college campuses , gun carry law , Rick Jasperse

New poll shows strong support for medical cannabis

Citizens group that wants to expand the medical cannabis law releases poll results that show strong support among Georgians of all political persuasions . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , medical cannabis. Allen Peake , Nathan Deal , statewide poll

Deal cuts the ribbon on Dept. of Community Supervision

The newest state agency, the Department of Community Supervision, is ceremonially launched by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Department of Community Supervision , Michael Nail , Nathan Deal

Deal signs two ride-sharing service bills

Two bills regulating ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are signed into law . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , background checks , insurance coverage , Lyft , Nathan Deal , Rich Golick , ride-share services , Uber

Bill to regulate P-cards, aid local hospitals is signed

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation cracking down on the misuse of government-issued purchasing cards; the bill could also help financially struggling hospitals . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , development authorities , hospitals , Jeff Mullis , p-cards

Late-breaking bill could help struggling hospitals

The Legislature passes a bill that could provide financial help for struggling rural hospitals by adding language from an unrelated piece of legislation . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Earl Rogers , economic development authorities , GACH , GHA , Jeff Mullis , John Albers , Monty Veazey , P-card misuse , rural hospitals

Tesla crashes the dealers’ party; Uber and Lyft are flagged down

The General Assembly was able to settle industry feuds involving the automaker Tesla and the ride-share services Uber and Lyft . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , auto dealerships , Ben Harbin , Don Parsons , Rich Golick , ride-share services , taxi companies , Tesla

Senate committee approves ride-share bill

Legislation regulating the ride-sharing companies is approved by the Senate Science and Technology Committee . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Les Schneider , Lyft , ride-share services , Uber

House bill deregulates taxi, limo, ride-share companies

Taxis, limousines and ride-share services like Uber and Lyft would be placed on equal footing under legislation passed by the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , limousines , Lyft , ride-share services , taxis , Uber