Tag Archives: Amy Carter

Deal names Carter to rural economic development post

Former legislator from Valdosta will head rural development unit . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , rural development

Carter will resign from House for TCSG position

State Rep. Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) resigns in the middle of her sixth term as a lawmaker . . .

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Deal names teacher group to review his education proposals

State Rep. Amy Carter will chair a teacher’s advisory council that will review Gov. Deal’s proposals for revising the way public education is funded . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , education policy , Nathan Deal , teachers' advisory council

House bill could change name of technical college system

The Technical College System of Georgia would change its name to the Georgia Career College System under a bill passed by the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Chad Nimmer , name change , Nathan Deal , Technical College System

Political Notes – Porter says he’ll run again for Democratic Party chairman

DuBose Porter says he will run for a full term as chairman of the Georgia Democratic Party; a legislative committee is appointed to draw the maps of new DeKalb cities . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , DeKalb cities , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Kasim Reed

Ligon throws in the towel on trying to stop Common Core standards

Sen. William Ligon says he will not support the House changes to his anti-Common Core legislation, SB 167; a House committee obliges him by voting down the bill . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Common Core , curriculum guidelines , Georgia withdrawal , Sonny Perdue , tea party Republicans , William Ligon

Medicaid provider fee set to move in the House

The House prepares to take quick action on the bill renewing the Medicaid provider fee for Georgia’s hospitals . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , bed tax , David Ralston , Georgia House , hospital provider fee , Medicaid

Deal names three House floor leaders

Reps. Doug Collins, Amy Carter and Hank Huckaby will be the House administration floor leaders for governor-elect Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Doug Collins , Hank Huckaby , Nathan Deal , Travis Sakrison

Golden is the latest party switcher

Sen. Tim Golden of Valdosta joins the parade of party switchers, abandoning the Democrats to join the Republicans . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Casey Cagle , Ellis Black , party switchers , Tim Golden

Political Notes: Black, Carter switch parties

As had long been speculated, Reps. Ellis Black and Amy Carter switch to the Republican Party in the Georgia House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Amy Carter , David Ralston , Ellis Black , Georgia House Republicans