Tag Archives: billboards

House approves ‘bulldozing history’ bill

House members approve scaled-down versions of bills affecting road projects and billboards . . .

Tags: billboards , historic sites , road projects

House, Senate clear out long calendars on Friday

The House and Senate worked through lengthy calendars of bills as they prepared for “crossover day” on Monday . . .

Tags: billboards , fireworks , Georgia House , Georgia Senate , licensing boards , nursing home investors , Super Bowl tax break , teacher evaluations

Ga. Supreme Court upholds billboard law

In a major legal victory for the outdoor advertising industry, the Georgia Supreme Court upholds the constitutionality of a state allowing trees in front of a billboard to be clear-cut . . .

Tags: billboards , CBS Outdoor , City of Columbus , Georgia Supreme Court , trees

Ga. Supreme Court will hear challenge to state’s billboard law

The constitutionality of a state law allowing billboard owners to remove trees from in front of their signs will be decided by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: billboards , Georgia Supreme Court , tree removals

North Fulton cities must allow billboards, court rules

Billboard companies will be allowed to erect their signs in the northern part of Fulton County, under a Georgia Supreme Court ruling . . .

Tags: billboards , Georgia Supreme Court , Johns Creek , Milton , Sandy Springs

Deal signs Georgia Power, billboard measures

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation that will allow regulated utilities to make contributions directly to candidates for the General Assembly . . .

Tags: billboards , campaign contributions , Georgia Power , Nathan Deal , solar energy tax credits , tree removal

Political Notes – Deal will sign HOPE bill soon

Gov. Nathan Deal plans to sign the HOPE scholarship revisions early next week; he’ll also have the billboard tree-cutting measure to consider . . .

Tags: billboards , HOPE scholarships , Nathan Deal , open records act , Sam Olens , state bond rating

Senate passes billboard tree removal bill

In a victory for the outdoor advertising industry, the Senate passes legislation allowing removal of trees in front of billboards . . .

Tags: billboards , Georgia Senate

House passes billboard tree-cutting bill

After numerous tries over the years, the outdoor advertising industry gets a bill approved by the House to allow clear-cutting of trees around billboards . . .

Tags: billboards , Jon Burns , Mary Margaret Oliver , Richard Smith , Tom McCall , tree removal

House panel votes out billboard measure

House committee approves a bill to clearcut trees from in front of billboards; the bill is being moved by the lobbying firm that employs Speaker David Ralston’s son . . .

Tags: billboards , David Ralston's son , GeorgiaLink lobbying firm , tree removal