Tag Archives: Braves stadium

Here’s a lesson for politicians

Tim Lee’s arrogance catches up with, as Cobb County voters oust him from his job as commission chairman . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Braves stadium , Cobb County voters , Tim Lee

Supreme Court upholds bond issue for Braves stadium

Bond package for Braves’ new stadium is validated by Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Braves stadium , Cobb County bond issue , Georgia Supreme Court

New coalition tries to stop Cobb’s stadium deal

Objections are still being raised to the plans to use public money for new stadiums for the Atlanta Braves and Falcons . . .

Tags: Andrew Hunt , Braves stadium , crony capitalism , Falcons stadium , tax funds , Tea Party

Political Notes – There won’t be any ‘home cooking’ in Braves’ bond validation

Cobb County judge who had some conflicts of interest recuses himself from the bond validation hearing for the new Atlanta Braves’ stadium . . .

Tags: BRAC military base closures , Braves stadium , Cobb County bond validation , LaTain Kell , Medicaid expansion , Medicaid fraud , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Tim Lee

Political Notes – DeHart confirmed as Democratic Party’s executive director

Georgia Democratic Party appoints Rebecca DeHart as the new executive director . . .

Tags: Braves stadium , Common Cause Georgia , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Rebecca DeHart , Robert Constantine , State Ethics Commission , Tim Lee

Political Notes – Braves stadium deal looks like a done deal

The Cobb County Commission will probably pull the trigger Tuesday night on a new stadium for the Braves . . .

Tags: Braves stadium , Cobb County Commission , Don Balfour , filibuster , Johnny Isakson , Saxby Chambliss , Tim Lee

Political Notes – Hudgens says he can’t force insurers to extend health coverage

Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says he does not have the legal authority to require health insurers to extend coverage for another year under a temporary change in the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: ACA , Barack Obama , Braves stadium , Cobb County poll , Georgia 400 , Obamacare , public funding , Ralph Hudgens