Tag Archives: David Pennington

Political Notes – Casinos aren’t doing so great in Georgia or Florida

Is there still some chance that a casino gambling bill can be resurrected in the closing days of the session? . . .

Tags: Alabama Power , casino gambling , David Pennington , EPA Chesapeake cleanup , Sam Olens , Twinkle Cavanaugh , Zippy Duvall

Political Notes – Lopez is pick for federal court bench

The Obama administration once again looks to the DeKalb County State Court bench to find a federal court nominee . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Pennington , Dax Lopez , federal judgeship , GBPI , inland port , sales tax holiday

Political Notes – Pennington joins debate over GOP chairman

The debate over who should be leading the Georgia Republican Party continues to heat up; Georgia labor leaders don’t like President Obama’s proposed trade deal . . .

Tags: Alex Johnson , Charlie Flemming , David Pennington , Georgia AFL-CIO , John Padgett , rideshare services , state Republican Party , TPP

Pennington endorses Hunt in governor’s race

Libertarian Andrew Hunt gets a boost in the governor’s race with the endorsement of former Dalton mayor David Pennington, who ran unsuccessfully against Gov. Nathan Deal in the GOP primary . . .

Tags: Andrew Hunt , Buzz Brockway , David Pennington , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal

On the campaign trail: Both polls cannot be right

SurveyUSA and Landmark Communications poll the same two races, with completely opposite results; how could this happen? . . .

Tags: David Pennington , Georgia AFL-CIO , Georgia Republican Party , governor's race poll , Landmark Communications , Senate race poll , SurveyUSA

On the campaign trail: Conflicting comments on the Senate runoff

The eyes of the national media are still fixed on Georgia for the Senate runoff campaign between David Perdue and Jack Kingston . . .

Tags: David Pennington , David Perdue , David Ralston , Jack Kingston , John F. Kennedy , Senate runoff

Deal fends off primary challengers, will face Carter in governor’s race

Gov. Nathan Deal wins his Republican primary, now moves to a general election battle with state Sen. Jason Carter . . .

Tags: David Pennington , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , John Barge , Nathan Deal

Pennington, Barge give absent Deal a debate smackdown

Gov. Nathan Deal, in absentia, is given a thumping in the debate involving GOP primary rivals David Pennington and John Barge . . .

Tags: David Pennington , GOP debate , governor\'s race , John Barge , Nathan Deal

Final primary election debates scheduled for this week

The final round of Atlanta Press Club debates for the May 20 primary elections will be televised this week on Georgia Public Broadcasting . . .

Tags: Atlanta Press Club , David Pennington , governor\'s race , gpb , John Barge , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , primary debates , state school superintendent

Pennington says Deal should pay back $60,000 spent on trade magazine

Controversy arises in governor’s race over state payments to a trade magazine that gave Georgia a favorable business ranking . . .

Tags: David Pennington , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Nathan Deal , Site Selection magazine