Tag Archives: ALEC

Political Notes – Cobb school system is ‘broke,’ chairman says

As Cobb County approves spending $300 million in public money on a new baseball stadium, the school board chairman says the school system is “broke” . . .

Tags: ALEC , Alisha Thomas Morgan , Atlanta Braves stadium , Cobb County Commission , Cobb school system , Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce , Mohawk Industries , Sam Williams

Political Notes – Chambliss cites ‘huge’ need for farm workers

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says Georgia’s agriculture industry is in “real trouble” if the farm worker issue is not resolved; Julian Bond is retiring from his university professorship . . .

Tags: ALEC , attorney general , Barry Loudermilk , Chip Rogers , fraud indictments , Julian Bond , state employees

Political Notes – Barge addresses concerns over plunging grad rate

State school Supt. John Barge tries to calm concerns about the state’s declining graduation rates . . .

Tags: ALEC , Cobb EMC , dredging , Earl Ehrhart , Facility Group , federal prosecution , graduation rates , John Barge , Nan Orrock , port of Charleston , solar energy , South Carolina

For ALEC, things don’t go better with Coke

Coca-Cola and its rival soft-drink competitor, PepsiCo, have both pulled their support of ALEC, the corporate-funded conservative organization . . .

Tags: ALEC , Chip Rogers , Coca-Cola , corporate membership , Earl Ehrhart