Tag Archives: attorney general

A-G’s office doesn’t support change in open records act

The state law department rejects a request that the state’s open records law be changed to limit requests for public records . . .

Tags: attorney general , open records act

Attorney General announces staff changes

Chris Carr makes some high-level appointments in his first weeks at the attorney general’s office . . .

Tags: attorney general , Chris Carr

Carr, as expected, will replace Olens as attorney general

Chris Carr will become Georgia’s 48th attorney general on Nov. 1 . . .

Tags: attorney general , Chris Carr , Nathan Deal

Georgia says case hasn’t been made for Palmetto Pipeline

The Attorney General’s office argues that Kinder Morgan has not made its case that petroleum pipeline is a public necessity for Georgia consumers . . .

Tags: attorney general , GDOT , Kinder Morgan , Palmetto Pipeline

Lynch confirmed as A-G over opposition of Isakson, Perdue

Georgia senators vote against confirming Loretta Lynch as U.S. attorney general, but several of their GOP colleagues vote with the Democrats to approve her nomination . . .

Tags: attorney general , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Loretta Lynch

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

Georgia settles with Maxim for $1.4 million in Medicaid case

Maxim Healthcare Services settles with Georgia and 40 other states for a total of $130 million in a Medicaid fraud investigation . . .

Tags: attorney general , MaximHealthcare Services , Medicaid , Sam Olens , settlement

State settles with pharma firm for nearly $400K

Georgia, along with other states and the federal government, reaches a $44.3 million settlement with a pharmaceutical company that allegedly paid healthcare professionals to prescribe one of its drugs . . .

Tags: attorney general , EMD Serono , Medicaid drugs , settlement

Hodges, Teilhet fight to the bitter end

It’s become one of the hardest-fought races in Georgia as Rob Teilhet and Ken Hodges compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general; there’s a spirited race in the Republican primary too, but not nearly as vicious . . .

Tags: attorney general , Ken Hodges , Max Wood , Preston Smith , Rob Teilhet , Sam Olens