Tag Archives: Brandon Beach

Political Notes — Deal shifts agency heads, appoints new Regents members

Gov. Nathan Deal announces shifts in two education agency positions . . .

Tags: ACCG , Board of Regents , Brandon Beach , David Ralston , House committee chairs , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Trump moves to implode the ACA

Executive orders signed by Donald Trump could potentially destabilize the health insurance exchanges operated under Obamacare . . .

Tags: ACA , Brandon Beach , Donald Trump , Georgia Ports Authority , Jaha Howard

Multi-Modal Terminal: An old idea comes around again

Sen. Brandon Beach is trying to revive the old idea of building a multi-modal passenger terminal somewhere in Atlanta . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , multi-modal passenger terminal

Casino, transit measures introduced this week

Legislation creating a statewide council on transit and paving the way for the legalization of casino gambling will be unveiled in the General Assembly this week . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , casino gambling , Ron Stephens , Steve Gooch , transit systems

Expansion for MARTA? Not just yet

MARTA officials said they are more interested in continuing improvements in the transit system’s current operations . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , expansion , Fran Millar , MARTA , regional transit system , Robert Ashe , Steve Gooch

MARTA funding bill wins final approval

The Senate votes to pass the MARTA funding bill, the most transportation measure of the session . . .

Tags: Atlanta , Brandon Beach , MARTA funding , Vincent Fort

Beach tries to unsnarl the knot on MARTA bills

Senate bills to provide sales tax revenues for MARTA rail expansion continue to move in committee . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , John Albers , MARTA rail expansion , Tommie Williams

Beach readies MARTA funding bill for introduction

Legislation will be introduced Tuesday to raise more revenues for MARTA rail expansion . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , local option sales tax , MARTA , rail expansion

Political Notes – Rep. Benton’s not going anywhere

Rep. Tommy Benton and Sen. Vincent Fort are re-fighting the Civil War all over again . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , casinos , Civil War , Confederacy , horse racing , Jim Pace , Larry O\'Neal , Oregon miliita , Tommy Benton , Vincent Fort

Political Notes: Supreme Court’s stadium bond ruling gives Reed, Perry something new to disagree about

Two old adversaries, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Common Cause Executive Director William Perry, have differing opinions on the bond debt issued for the Falcons’ football stadium . . .

Tags: Atlanta Falcons stadium , Brandon Beach , development authorities , Georgia Supreme Court , Kasim Reed , name change , Technical College System , William Perry