Tag Archives: committee assignments

Ralston assigns new lawmakers to committees

Speaker David Ralston parcels out the committee assignments for new lawmakers elected to the House in this summer’s special elections . . .

Tags: Betty Price , Clay Pirkle , committee assignments , David Ralston , Marie Robinson Metze , Shaw Blackmon , Taylor Bennett

Georgia’s congressmen get their committee seats

Sen. Johnny Isakson is in line for not one but two committee chairmanships as the new session of Congress draws near . . .

Tags: committee assignments , Georgia congressional delegation , Johnny Isakson

Balfour ousted from caucus, committee positions

In addition to being suspended from the state Senate, Don Balfour has now been booted out of the Republican caucus and removed from his committee leadership positions . . .

Tags: committee assignments , Don Balfour , Georgia Senate , suspension from office

Political Notes – Senate will shift some committee chairs

Sen. Jeff Mullis is rumored to be the choice as Senate Rules Committee chairman, with Sen. Steve Gooch taking the helm of the Transportation Committee . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , committee assignments , fundraisers , Jeff Mullis , Nathan Deal , Senate Republicans , senior judges , State Bar of Georgia , Steve Gooch

Political Notes – New senators get committee assignments

The two new members of the Georgia Senate get their committee assignments; a deal is worked out on funding of the Savannah and Charleston port projects . . .

Tags: committee assignments , Democratic National Committee , John Wilkinson , Johnny Isakson , Len Walker , Liz Johnson , Mike Crane , Nathan Deal , Savannah port , Saxby Chambliss , toll lane project

House members will lose committee seats over late fees

New House rule will strip lawmakers of their committee assignments if they owe delinquent fees to the state ethics commission . . .

Tags: committee assignments , ethics commission fines , House Rules

Cagle: ‘I was caught by surprise’

Casey Cagle doesn’t agree with the move by Senate Republicans to take away some of his powers, but he said he decided not to team up with Senate Democrats to fight the rules changes . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Chip Rogers , committee assignments , sales tax on groceries , Senate rules