Tag Archives: Buddy Carter

Political Notes — Georgia’s only No. 2 in this business ranking

CNBC ranks Georgia as second among the states in business attractiveness, just behind Washington state . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , business rankings , Doug McKillip , film industry spending , Lisa Ring , Regina Quick

Political Notes — New water act should mean more $$$ for Savanah harbor project

The passage of a water infrastructure bill by Congress should mean more federal funding for the expansion of the port of Savannah . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , David Ralston , GVRA , Kevin Harris , life insurance policies , Ralph Hudgens , Savannah port expansion

Political Notes — A new combat unit announced for Ft. Stewart

The U.S. Army will add an armored brigade combat unit at Ft. Stewart; Georgia dominates a list of America’s poorest cities . . .

Tags: America's poorest cities , Buddy Carter , combat unit , Ft. Stewart , Johnny Isakson

Political Notes – Ga. congressmen grumble, but the budget deal moves

Despite the opposition of Georgia’s Republican members, the budget deal is passed by the U.S. House and heads over to the Senate . . .

Tags: Brian Robinson , Buddy Carter , budget deal , Georgia Chamber , Georgia congressional delegation , healthcare access study , IRS impeachment

Political Notes – The vote for Ex-Im bank funding splits the Georgia delegation

Republicans in the Georgia House delegation find themselves divided over the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , budget deal , David Perdue , Export-Import Bank , Rob Woodall

GAO report says Virginia is better choice for security facility

Federal audit report contends Virginia would be a better choice for a security training facility than coastal Georgia . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , David Perdue , diplomatic security training , FLETC , GAO

Political Notes – Carter, Woodall say no to Iran deal

The proposed nuclear deal with Iran is sent to Congress for review, with Georgia Republicans firm in their opposition to it . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , food stamp fraud , Iran nuclear deal , JQC , Mark Dehler , Max Davis , Rob Woodall , same-sex marriages , Special Election , Taylor Bennett

Political Notes – Deal shuffles some staff positions

Gov. Nathan Deal is moving around some of his top staffers, including the state’s chief operating officer . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Georgia Commission on Family Violence , Nathan Deal

Obama budget includes nearly $30 million for Savannah harbor project

The president proposes extensive federal funding for the first phase of the harbor dredging project . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Buddy Carter , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor project

Political Notes – Lawmakers start the line-drawing process for DeKalb cities

A House subcommittee will hold its first meeting Wednesday as it considers how to set the boundaries for the proposed cities of Tucker and LaVista Hills . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Buzz Brockway , DeKalb cityhood , job growth , Labor Department