Tag Archives: Curtis Foltz

Foltz to leave GPA; Lynch is his replacement

Curtiz Foltz will step down as executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority on June 30 . . .

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Political Notes – GPA cites expansion of the state’s ports

GPA Director Curtis Foltz notes growth of cargo moving through the state’s ports, says capacity will double within 10 years . . .

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Political Notes – Obama signs ports bill, final go-ahead for Savannah dredging

President Obama signs bill that authorizes funding for Savannah Harbor expansion . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Curtis Foltz , DeKalb School System , GPA , Gwinnett College , Mark Butler , Michael Thurmond , Savannah dredging

Political Notes – It’s Groundhog Day, once again, for ports funding

Once again, state officials go down the primrose path to hear promises of federal funds for the Savannah harbor dredging project . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , federal funding , Georgia Ports Authority , Green Tea Coalition , Joe Biden , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Savannah harbor , Saxby Chambliss , Tom Graves , utility bills

Political Notes – Ports officials hope strike can be avoided

If longshoremen go out on strike Saturday, most of the cargo activity at the port of Savannah will shut down . . .

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Deal wants $50 million more for Savannah port project

Gov. Nathan Deal will ask for more state funds to dredge the Savannah River, but significant federal money is still needed . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal , Savannah River dredging

Political Notes – Jim Marshall will head Institute of Peace

Former Georgia congressman is named the new president of the U.S. Institute of Peace, a federal agency . . .

Tags: Common Cause Georgia , Curtis Foltz , European junket , Georgia Ports , Jim Marshall , kennesaw state , Nathan Deal

Deal hails Savannah port funds in Obama’s budget proposal

The new federal budget proposal from President Barack Obama includes $2.8 million for the Savannah harbor expansion project, a move welcomed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

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Georgia ports had 11 percent increase in cargo

Cargo numbers at the Georgia Ports Authority showed an encouraging increase for fiscal year 2011 . . .

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Ports warning: ‘The ships go elsewhere’

Legislators are urged to maintain funding for the expansion of Savannah harbor or watch the state lose a major business opportunity . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , Georgia Ports Authority , Savannah harbor deepening