Tag Archives: Chuck Hufstetler

Political Notes — Plant Vogtle bill is no longer about Plant Vogtle

Senate committee completely rewrites the legislation . . .

Tags: amended budget , Chuck Hufstetler , Eagle's Landing , Plant Vogtle

Senate bill would cut Ga. Power profits on Vogtle nukes

Sen. Chuck Hufstetler’s bill would stop the early collection of financing costs on the nuclear project . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , Georgia Power , Plant Vogtle

Political Notes: An opening for a state-designed Medicaid plan?

Some lawmakers think Georgia may be able to come up with its own version of a Medicaid expansion and get the feds to sign off on it . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , Dean Burke , GAE , Liberty Plaza , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , NCR Corp. , Pat Gardner , Sid Chapman

Tobacco tax increase up for discussion

Lawmakers propose an increase in the state’s tax on tobacco products, but it could face some tough hurdles . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , Dean Burke , Pat Gardner , tobacco tax

Political Notes: GOP lawmaker makes a case for Medicaid expansion

Republican Sen. Chuck Hufstetler says the Legislature should try to develop its own version of Medicaid expansion and try to get federal approval . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , dubose porter , Medicaid expansion , Medical Association of Georgia , Mike Dudgeon , Nathan Deal

Anti-Obamacare lawmakers prevail, bills pass

The General Assembly gave final passage Tuesday to legislation that is intended to halt the implementation of Obamacare in Georgia . . .

Tags: ACA , Chuck Hufstetler , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare

On the campaign trail: Candidates dig into their own pockets

In the Republican primary for the 12th Congressional District, candidates are putting a lot of their own money into their campaigns . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 9th Congressional District , Chuck Hufstetler , David Doss , Doug Collins , Georgia Senate District 52 , Lee Anderson , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , Rick Allen , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Mac Collins will take on Broun; Doss gets opposition too

Mac Collins says he will oppose Rep. Paul Broun in the 10th Congressional District; Chuck Hufstetler will run for the Georgia Senate District 52 seat . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , Chuck Hufstetler , David Doss , Georgia Senate District 52 , Mac Collins , Paul Broun