Tag Archives: Chad Nimmer

Political Notes – This is why an annexation study committee is needed

A dispute over annexation and de-annexation has officials from Waycross and Pierce County fighting a protracted battle in court . . .

Tags: annexation , Atlanta Streetcar , Chad Nimmer , Gary Black , Pierce County , Waycross

Political Notes – Olens joins lawsuit attacking EPA order

Georgia and 15 other states are suing the EPA over emission regulations affecting industrial plants . . .

Tags: air quality rules , Chad Nimmer , EPA , John Meadows , Pierce County , Sam Olens , Waycross

Political Notes – What’s a few rules among friends?

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce got some top-level help from Gov. Nathan Deal to throw an expensive fundraising dinner at the capitol . . .

Tags: Alex Atwood , Chad Nimmer , DeKalb school superintendent , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Nathan Deal , state capitol , Stephen Green

House bill could change name of technical college system

The Technical College System of Georgia would change its name to the Georgia Career College System under a bill passed by the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Chad Nimmer , name change , Nathan Deal , Technical College System

Deal signs fee diversion bill, but says it doesn’t have to be enforced

Deal signs an environmental fee bill, then issues a signing statement that says a major portion of it can be ignored by the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Chad Nimmer , diversion of fees , hazardous waste trust fund , Jay Powell , landfill fees , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Remorse, but not an apology, over slavery

Sen. Barry Loudermilk is remorseful, but not apologetic, over the period when slavery was practiced in Georgia . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Black Caucus , Casey Cagle , Chad Nimmer , Dee Dawkins-Haigler , Mike Crane , Mike Dugan , Nathan Deal , slavery resolution

It’s a questionable way to run a government

State employees shouldn’t have to go begging for contributions from the public to keep their agencies in operation. Either fund them in the budget, or shut them down . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Chad Nimmer , Chuck Williams , Debbie Buckner , government agencies , Judy Manning , private contributions

Nimmer, Dickey win House races

Two new members of the House of Representatives were picked by the voters in special elections held Tuesday . . .

Tags: Chad Nimmer , Georgia House , Robert Dickey , special elections