Tag Archives: Carolyn Hugley

Abrams reelected as minority leader, with some dissension in the ranks

House Democrats reelected Rep. Stacey Abrams as House minority leader, but not without some dissatisfaction among caucus members . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Carolyn Hugley , House Democratic caucus , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

The latest addition to the state’s ‘official’ list: the white-tailed deer

The white-tailed deer has now been designated as Georgia’s official state mammal . . .

Tags: Carolyn Hugley , Nathan Deal , state mammal , white-tailed deer

House bill sets process for paying the wrongfully convicted

The House passes legislation that would establish a consistent process for compensating people who serve time in prison and are later found to have been wrongfully convicted . . .

Tags: Carolyn Hugley , DCH , insurance coverage , pharmacy benefit managers , wrongful convictions

Political Notes: Medical marijuana bill finally moves

The medical marijuana is finally voted out of committee in the House; “critter bills” have suddenly become popular with lawmakers . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , arson dog , Carolyn Hugley , digital textbooks , insurance department , John Albers , medical marijuana , raccoons , Ralph Hudgens , state mammal , white-tailed deer

Political Notes: You may be able to get that missing diploma

Georgia lawmakers could make it possible for people who failed part of the graduation exam to get a high school diploma after all . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Carolyn Hugley , David Perdue , graduation exam , high school diploma , Johnny Isakson , Southern Co.

Georgia’s ‘all over the board’ in compensating the wrongfully convicted

Lawmakers try to figure out a consistent method for compensating wrongfully incarcerated individuals . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , Carolyn Hugley , DOAS , Rebecca Sullivan , Stephen Allison , wrongful incarceration

Democratic lawmakers unveil their agendas

House and Senate Democrats roll out legislative proposals that will be raised as issues by state Sen. Jason Carter in his campaign for governor . . .

Tags: Carolyn Hugley , House Democrats , House Republicans , Jason Carter , John Padgett , legislative agendas , Stacey Evans