Tag Archives: Chris Riley

Political Notes — Gurtler isn’t the only lawmaker to feel ‘threatened’

Rep. Matt Gurtler will learn there is a price to be paid for voting against everything . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , FEMA , John Albers , Matt Gurtler , Nathan Deal , Technical College System , water wars

Deal unveils the biggest state budget ever

Lawmakers will consider the largest state budget ever proposed, at nearly $24 billion for fiscal year 2017 . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , Nathan Deal , state budget , Teresa MacCartney

GOP leaders gang up on Pennington, he pushes back

Dalton Mayor David Pennington fires back at the state GOP leadership for its backing of Gov. Nathan Deal in the Republican primary . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , David Pennington , Ed Lindsey , Georgia Republican Party , Michael Mule , Nathan Deal , Randy Evans

Deal puts transition team in place

Nathan Deal introduces the leaders of his transition team as he prepares to take over the governor’s office . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , Jay Morgan , Nathan Deal , Pete Robinson , Philip Wilheit , Rogers Wade , Sonny Perdue , transition team , Tricia Pridemore

Deal’s office paid $245,000 to company owned by staffer’s wife

Washington publication details payments of $245,000 from Nathan Deal’s congressional office to a company owned by the wife of Deal’s campaign manager, Chris Riley . . .

Tags: Bambi Riley , Chattahoochee Logistics , Chris Riley , flight services , Nathan Deal , payments from congressional office , roy barnes

Bitter runoff revives memories of another tough race

It’s been a bruising GOP runoff brawl between Nathan Deal and Karen Handel, but it’s not the first tough campaign Deal has faced . . .

Tags: 1996 congressional race , Chris Riley , karen handel , McCracken Poston , Nathan Deal