Tag Archives: Carl Rogers

Political Notes — State saves some money with a bond refi

Georgia takes advantage of low interest rates by selling off some outstanding state bonds and saving $152 million . . .

Tags: Carl Rogers , David Ralston , early voting , Josh McKoon , JQC , Lanier Tech , Nathan Deal , state bonds refinancing

Political Notes – Budget won’t be hanging over the session’s final day

Lawmakers won’t have to worry about voting on the state budget on the session’s final day — they’ve already taken care of that duty . . .

Tags: Bill Hitchens , Carl Rogers , Invest Georgia , Knox Massey , life insurance agents , Palmetto Pipeline , state budget

Political Notes – Is Broun going to run again?

Paul Broun may come back to run for the U.S. House; Carl Rogers is leaving the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Carl Rogers , Doug Collins , Paul Broun , primary election turnout

Political Notes – Senate passes abortion alternative bill

Thursday was a busy day for lawmakers in both the Senate and the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: banking law revision , boat dealers , Carl Rogers , Lee Hawkins , life insurance disclosures , Matt Ramsey , pregnancy resource centers , Renee Unterman , Stephen Allison

Life insurance companies oppose disclosure bill

Insurance industry lobbyists say that requiring more consumer disclosure on life insurance policies would be too costly . . .

Tags: Carl Rogers , consumer disclosure , Jesse Petrea , life insurance , Richard Smith

Advocates call for more disclosure of life insurance benefits

Consumer advocates support bill requiring more disclosures from life insurance carriers about “living benefits” in their policies . . .

Tags: Brad Carver , Bryan Freeman , Carl Rogers , financial advisers , life insurance , life settlements , Ralph Hudgens , Trey Sivley

House panel looks at life insurance disclosure issues

Georgia lawmakers consider a bill that would require life insurance companies to inform policyholders of alternatives to surrendering a life insurance policy . . .

Tags: Carl Rogers , life insurance , life settlement contracts , notice to policyholders , Patty Bentley

Study panel supports Common Core standards

A special study committee recommends that Georgia keep the Common Core standards in place for public schools . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Carl Rogers , Common Core standards , David Ralston , Helen Rice , Rick Jasperse , Robert Avossa

GOP leaders try to calm the base on Common Core

A study committee appointed by House Speaker David Ralston starts its review of the controversial Common Core curriculum standards for public schools . . .

Tags: Alvin Wilbanks , Brooks Coleman , Carl Rogers , Common Core , David Ralston , House study committee , John Barge

House panel delays vote on immigrant student bill

House committee hears emotional testimony on a bill to prohibit undocumented immigrants from attending a Georgia college, but does not vote on the measure . . .

Tags: ban immigrants , Carl Rogers , Hank Huckaby , House Higher Education Committee , immigrant students , Tom Rice , University System