Tag Archives: Charles Kuck

Political Notes – What happens after Tolleson steps down from the Senate?

Ross Tolleson’s retirement from the Legislature will require a special election for his senate seat and a new chairman for the Senate Natural Resources Committee . . .

Tags: annexations , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County , elena parent , Georgia Supreme Court , immigrant students , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , Rick Jeffares , Ross Tolleson , University System

Lawsuit seeks lower tuition rates for Latino college students

A lawsuit filed in DeKalb County tries to overturn a Board of Regents policy that requires undocumented students to pay higher tuition rates at public colleges . . .

Tags: Board f Regents , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County Superior Court , Georgia State University , Latino students , University System

Obama issues order to ease up on young immigrants

The president’s new policy on immigrants who were brought to this country at a young age could affect as many as 30,000 to 40,000 undocumented immigrants residing in Georgia . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Charles Kuck , immigration policy , Lynn Westmoreland

Political Notes – Newt will have things to do after the campaign

Newt Gingrich, fresh from his unsuccessful race for president, will address the state GOP convention in Columbus next month . . .

Tags: Arizona immigration law , Charles Kuck , GOP state convention , Helen Kim Ho , Jerry Gonzalez , Newt Gingrich , Sue Everhart , Supreme Court , Travis Kim

Political Notes – ‘Tax Tribunal’ will be proposed

Rep. Allen Peake said he’ll sponsor a bill to create a “Tax Tribunal” that would resolve tax disputes between small businesses and the revenue department . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Charles Kuck , discrimination lawsuit , federal court ruling , Gale Buckner , GALEO , Juvenile Justice , revenue department , Sam Zamarripa , tax court , Tony Del Campo , transgender employee , Vandy Beth Glenn

This Kent appointment can’t end well

Gov. Nathan Deals stirs up a bit of a controversy with his appointment of an anti-immigrant activist to a state immigration review board . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Charles Kuck , Georgia immigration law , Mexican conspiracy theories , multiculturalism , Nathan Deal , Phil Kent , white supremacy

Feds challenge Alabama immigration law – but not Georgia’s

The U.S. Justice Department goes to court to challenge Alabama’s immigration law, but takes no such action against a similar law in Georgia . . .

Tags: Alabama immigration law , Charles Kuck , Eric Holder , Georgia immigration law , Thomas Thrash , U.S. Justice Department