Tag Archives: Casey Cagle

Georgia would be a Medcaid loser under Trumpcare

Georgia stands to get less proportionate Medicaid funding than other states under the Trumpcare proposal introduced this week . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Georgia Medicaid funding , Trumpcare

Campus carry bill should make it through Senate, Cagle says

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle doesn’t see any problems in getting Senate passage of the controversial gun carry bill . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Shafer , Senate Republican Caucus

Senate ‘backs the badge’ with four law enforcement bills

Senators passed four bills that are intended to show the chamber’s support for the state’s law enforcement community . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , law enforcement officers , Tyler Harper

Political Notes — Cagle names members of post-Obamacare panel

Four senators are appointed to a special commission that will try to deal with the fallout from the repeal of Obamacare . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Casey Cagle , Harold Melton , Harris Hines

The odds seem long against casino gambling, religious freedom bills

The prospects for religious freedom or casino gambling bills in the new legislative session don’t appear to be very bright . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , Casey Cagle , casino gambling , David Ralston , Georgia Lottery , religious freedom

Political Notes – Committee snub won’t stop another ‘religious freedom’ bill, lawmaker says

The supporter of a ‘religious liberty’ bill says he still plans to keep pushing for it, despite loss of a committee chairmanship . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , certificate of need , CTCA , Josh McKoon , JQC , Linde Group , religious freedom , WellStar

Political Notes — Isakson calls for NATO protection of countries that don’t belong to NATO

Sen. Johnny Isakson says that the U.S. should have aided the Ukraine under its pledge to NATO — except that the Ukraine doesn’t belong to NATO . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Adelman , DOT planner , Jay Roberts , Johnny Isakson , NATO

Task force will promote tax credit for rural hospitals

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle creates a task force of business leaders to help promote awareness of a tax credit that could help financially stressed rural hospitals . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , rural hospital tax credit

Political Notes — Another Ga. poll swings to Trump

The last couple of polls in Georgia have gone for Donald Trump, although by close margins . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Donald Trump , Hillary Clinton , JQC , presidential race

Political Notes — Ga. Chamber endorses Isakson in Senate race

To no one’s great surprise, Sen. Johnny Isakson snags the endorsement of the Georgia Chamber in his race against Democrat Jim Barksdale . . .

Tags: business junket , Casey Cagle , Georgia Chamber , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal