Tag Archives: David Ralston

Political Notes – Ralston will have a rematch in GOP primary

Wrestling coach Sam Snider says he will run again in 2016 GOP primary against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , ethics ranking , Marco Rubio , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sam Snider , Tyrone Brooks

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

Political Notes – Has the plague hit Georgia? DPH investigates

Public health officials look at a possible incidence of “The Plague” in Georgia; a new special master is appointed for the David Ralston case . . .

Tags: black plague , Cindy Wang , David Ralston , department of public health , Jon Peters , Juvenile Justice , Patrick O'Neal , State Bar

Supreme Court names Castellani to handle Ralston complaint

Retired judge Robert Castellani is appointed as the replacement special master to oversee the State Bar complaint against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , Robert Castellani , State Bar of Georgia

Dehler exits the Ralston case as special master

The attorney appointed as special master to handle the State Bar of Georgia’s ethics complaint against House Speaker David Ralston has decided to step down . . .

Tags: David Ralston , ethics complaint , Mark Dehler , State Bar of Georgia

Ralston still wrangling with State Bar over complaint

The State Bar wants a full hearing into allegations of unprofessional conduct by House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Mark Dehler , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Supreme Court

Political Notes – The faceoff on ‘religious freedom’ bill begins

Which way will the Georgia legislature go — for a narrowly-focused religious freedom bill, or a much broader measure? . . .

Tags: Columbus State , David Ralston , Georgia congressmen , Iran agreement , Josh McKoon , religious freedom bill , TSYS

Ralston names study committee to look at casinos, horse racing

A House study committee will explore the feasibility of taxing casinos and horse wagering to raise money for the HOPE scholarship program . . .

Tags: casino gambling , David Ralston , HOPE scholarships , horse racing , House study committees

Political Notes – In times of trouble, Barnes is the one they call

Politicians as different as David Ralston and Tyrone Brooks have hired the same lawyer when they faced serious legal issues: former governor Roy Barnes . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , David Ralston , J. Max Davis , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Stefanini , Tyrone Brooks

Eight House committees have new chairmen

After several lawmakers resigned from the General Assembly, eight new chairmen are appointed to head House committees . . .

Tags: David Ralston , House committees , new chairmen