Tag Archives: David Lucas

Political Notes — Candidate withdraws from Henry race, blames Soros

The Republican candidate for district attorney in Henry County withdraws from the race guaranteeing the election of Democrat Darius Pattillo . . .

Tags: black judges , Darius Pattillo , David Lucas , George Soros , Henry County district attorney , Matt McCord , Nathan Deal , PSC , tourism industry

Political Notes – Deal pushes new job training program

Georgia launches a new public-private workforce training initiative; Georgia Republicans in the U.S. House vote for another repeal of Obamacare . . .

Tags: Cuba , David Lucas , Nathan Deal , Obamacare repeal , Terry Coleman , workforce training

Lawmakers scope out Cuba as a business opportunity

A Senate study committee holds hearings on how Georgia might benefit from the business opportunities set to open in Cuba . . .

Tags: Cuba , David Lucas , economic relationship , Georgia Chamber , MACOC , Mike Dugan , Terry Coleman

Rural hospital report urges ‘hub and spoke’ system, keeping CON in place

Rural hospital committee appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal recommends the state try a “hub-and-spoke” system of coordinating medical treatment in rural areas . . .

Tags: certificate of need , David Lucas , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Terry England

No one takes up Deal’s proposal to help ailing rural hospitals

A proposal to let finally troubled rural hospitals save money by downgrading their operational status hasn’t caught on with any rural hospitals . . .

Tags: David Lucas , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , rural hospitals

Lawmakers may have to ‘redesign the health system from scratch’

A study committee looking at the financial crisis of rural hospitals doesn’t seem to be much closer to identifying a solution . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , David Lucas , financial crisis , Jimmy Lewis , rural hospitals , Terry England

Advocacy groups urge Medicaid expansion for Georgia

Advocacy groups urge the Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee to recommend Medicaid expansion to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: ACA , David Lucas , Georgia Budget & Policy Institute , Georgia Watch , Georgians for a Healthy Future , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Terry England

Study committee starts search for rural hospital solutions

The Rural Hospital Stabilization Committee holds its first meeting in the search for ideas to help financially distressed rural hospitals . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , David Lucas , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , stabilization committee , Terry England

Deal names members of rural hospital panel

Gov. Deal appoints a special committee to develop possible solutions for the financial problems facing rural hospitals . . .

Tags: David Lucas , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , stabilization committee , Terry England

Deal: Scale back rural hospitals to keep them open

Gov. Deal will try to assist financially ailing rural hospitals through the regulatory oversight of the Department of Community Health . . .

Tags: David Lucas , DCH , Monty Veazey , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals