Tag Archives: Austin Scott

Political Notes — Abrams releases TV spot as she launches campaign

House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams gets her campaign for governor underway with an Albany announcement and the release of a TV spot . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Danny Ellyson , David Ralston , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes – Metro Atlanta grew by another 60,000

Metro Atlanta’s growth rate picked up a bit over the past 12 months, adding 60,300 new residents . . .

Tags: ARC , Austin Scott , Juvenile Justice , Metro Atlanta population

Political Notes: Burkhalter, Smith try to grab that DOT board seat

Former House speaker pro tem Mark Burkhalter and attorney Ray Smith are angling for a vacant seat on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , David Perdue , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , Mark Burkhalter , Ray Smith , State Transportation Board

Political Notes – Georgia’s GOP delegation votes against government shutdown

Georgia Republicans provide the key votes for House passage of legislation to keep the federal government funded . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , carbon emissions rule , David Perdue , DECAL , EPA , Georgia House Republicans , government shutdown , House Ethics Committee , Phil Gingrey

Georgia families will see food stamp reduction on Friday

Food stamp reductions kick in Friday for Georgia’s low-income families . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , DHS , food stamp benefits , SNAP

Political Notes – Georgia gets $551,000 in consumer settlement

Georgia joins in a settlement with 46 other states to settle allegations of deceptive consumer marketing; Rep. Sanford Bishop is undergoing treatment for cancer . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , governor's appointments , legal settlement , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sanford Bishop

Political Notes – Senate poll shows there’s not much separation among the candidates

The latest Senate poll shows the leading Republican candidates are still closely bunched, with not a lot of daylight between them . . .

Tags: Amanda Maddox , Austin Scott , Bruce Williamson , Ed Lindsey , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Landmark Communications , Medicaid fraud , Newt Gingrich , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Rosetta Stone , Senate race , voter fraud

Pharmaceutical wisdom

Some insights on drugs and the high prices they fetch from two of Georgia’s legislators . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Austin Scott , Buddy Carter , healthcare costs , pharmaceuticals , pharmacy benefit managers , synthetic marijuana

Political Notes – Sexual harassment? What sexual harassment?

Herman Cain’s efforts to deal with a sexual harassment controversy aren’t hurting him very much with Republican voters or congressmen . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Barack Obama , Brian Kemp , EPD , Georgia election ballot , Herman Cain , King America , Ogeechee River fish kill

Collins holds early lead in 9th District fundraising

Doug Collins has outraised Martha Zoller in the early stages of the 9th Congressional District race; a look at the money flowing in to the other congressional races . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Doug Collins , Jack Kingston , John Barrow , John Lewis , Lee Anderson , Martha Zoller , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Rob Woodall , Tom Graves , Tom Price