Tag Archives: Chuck Martin

Georgia lawmakers get started on a new term

It’s a new year and a new session for the Georgia General Assembly . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , David Ralston , early session calendar , General Assembly session

Georgia’s title fee law could soon apply to boat owners

Georgia lawmakers consider a bill that would require boat purchasers to obtain a title for their watercraft . . .

Tags: boat titles , Chuck Martin , Daniel Ray , Ron Stephens , title ad valorem tax

Lawmakers will try again to fix the title tax law

Three years after it became law, Georgia’s Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) has run into several problems that legislators want to resolve . . .

Tags: Bill Morie , car dealers , Chuck Martin , GADA , Paul Battles , TAVT , Trey Kelley , Virgil Fludd

Political Notes – Chuck Martin jumps into leadership race

Rep. Chuck Martin is now running against Rep. Allen Peake and Rep. Jon Burns to replace Larry O’Neal as House majority leader . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Brenau University , Chuck Martin , franking , Georgia Archives , Georgia Health Care Association , House majority leader , Jack Welch , Larry O\'Neal , Rob Woodall

Compromise reached to allow Tesla electric vehicle sales

House Motor Vehicles Committee reports out a compromise bill that would allow Tesla to sell its electric vehicles in Georgia . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Georgia Automobile Dealers Association , Tesla , Tom Rice

Ride-share regulation bills are picking up votes

Bills that would regulate ride-share services like Uber and Lyft are progressing through the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Chuck Martin , Lyft , regulation , ride-share services , Uber

Lawmakers will have to sort out conflicting EV measures

Georgia legislators are getting conflicting and contradictory messages about the future of electric vehicles . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Chuck Martin , Don Parsons , electric vehicles , GADA , tax credits , Tesla , vehicle charging stations

Fingerprints, taxes are hurdles for ride-share services

Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft oppose a House bill that would regulate their business . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Chuck Martin , Howard Maxwell , regulation , ride-share services , taxis , Tom Taylor

Future looks dark for electric vehicle tax credit

Georgia’s tax credit for the purchase of electric vehicles may get unplugged in this legislative session . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , tax credit

Alternative transportation bills largely stalled

Several bills were introduced during the legislative session that would have affected the sales and hiring of motor vehicles in Georgia, but they ultimately did not pass . . .

Tags: auto dealers , Butch Miller , Chuck Martin , electric vehicles , Lyft , taxi cabs , Tesla , transportation referral services , Uber