Tag Archives: B.J. Pak

Political Notes — With his first ad, Trump aims at a familiar target

Donald Trump is finally releasing his first TV ad, which bashes immigrants and Syrian refugees . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , David Ralston , Donald Trump , JQC , Martha Wigton , State Transportation Board

Pak is stepping down from House

Rep. B. J. Pak, the first Korean-American elected to the General Assembly, says he will not run for reelection this year . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Georgia House

Political Notes – Trump’s Georgia chair on the Muslim remarks

Donald Trump’s Georgia campaign chairman speaks out on the controversial Muslim immigrant remarks . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , College Board , Donald Trump , Georgia Farm Bureau , Georgia Film Academy , Michael Williams , Muslim immigrants , Zippy Duvall

Political Notes – They’re already starting to roll out the 2016 predictions

Already we’re getting early predictions on who will win what in the presidential election cycle . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Doug Chalmers , election predictions , Georgia Composite Medical Board , Glen Bolger , immunizations

Georgia’s ‘all over the board’ in compensating the wrongfully convicted

Lawmakers try to figure out a consistent method for compensating wrongfully incarcerated individuals . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Carolyn Hugley , DOAS , Rebecca Sullivan , Stephen Allison , wrongful incarceration

House enjoins vote on LegalZoom bill

Lawyers in the Georgia House of Representatives disagree on a bill giving LegalZoom immunity from lawsuits . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , legal forms , LegalZoom , practice of law , Regina Quick , Rich Golick , Wendell Willard

Political Notes – Some pushback against the latest college merger

Some of the students affected by the proposed merger of Kennesaw State and Southern Poly aren’t happy about the idea; Hudgens says he may have been overblown when he promised to obstruct Obamacare . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Caterpillar , Earl Ehrhart , economic development , Hank Huckaby , kennesaw state , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens , Southern Polytechnic , University System

Epps’ bill makes it a felony to threaten law officers

Gov. Deal signs bill to crack down on attempts to intimidate law enforcement officers for carrying out their official duties . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Bubber Epps , intimidate and threaten , law enforcement officers , Nathan Deal

Lawmakers push back against ‘sovereign citizens’

Legislators have passed a bill that would crack down on ‘sovereign citizens’ who harass police officers and other public officials with bogus legal filings . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , lawsuits , liens , police officers , sovereign citizens , Tim Shaw

Political Notes — $6.5 million buys a lot of airtime

The Republican Governors Association ended up spending nearly $7 million to help defeat Roy Barnes in the governor’s race . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Korean-American legislators , Nathan Deal , Republican Governors Association , roy barnes