Tag Archives: David Shafer

Williams is self-funding his campaign for governor

State Sen. Michael Williams is the biggest self-funder in Georgia politics this year, pumping $1 million of his own money into his gubernatorial campaign . . .

Tags: campaign finances , David Shafer , Michael Williams , Stacey Evans

Political Notes – Who benefits from the bombshells in 6th District race?

Will Handel or Ossoff benefit more from late-breaking news development in the 6th Congressional District runoff? . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District runoff , David Shafer , Teresa Tomlinson

Finally, a new idea

State Sen. David Shafer comes up with a bill that actually represents a new idea at the General Assembly . . .

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Political Notes — The state Senate prepares to enter the 21st century

The Georgia Senate takes steps to finally start providing video-streaming of committee meetings to the public . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District election , David Shafer , Georgia Senate , State Forestry Commission , video-stream committee meetings

Campus carry bill should make it through Senate, Cagle says

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle doesn’t see any problems in getting Senate passage of the controversial gun carry bill . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Shafer , Senate Republican Caucus

Casino bill finally dead (probably) for this session

Casino gambling bills apparently aren’t going to get a floor vote in this year’s session of the General Assembly . . .

Tags: casinos , David Ralston , David Shafer , prize-linked savings accounts , Ron Stephens

Shafer bill would allow banks to hold raffles

Senate bill would authorize financial institutions to hold savings promotional raffles for their depositors . . ,

Tags: banks , David Shafer , savings promtional raffles

Maybe David Shafer should run for president

In this weird election year, even a state senator from Georgia has raised more money in campaign contributions than Donald Trump . . .

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Political Notes — Who’s got more campaign cash than Trump?  Isakson, Price, Shafer . . .

Several Georgia politicians have the distinction of raising more cash on hand than Donald Trump’s presidential campaign . . .

Tags: Amazon , David Shafer , Donald Trump , fundraising , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Marco Rubio , Tom Price , Walter C. Jones

Political Notes – Senate finally confirms four of Georgia’s federal judges

Georgia will get four new federal court judges after the U.S. Senate finalized its confirmations of them . . .

Tags: David Perdue , David Shafer , Eleanor Ross , federal judges , John Lewis , Keystone pipeline , Leigh May Martin , Leslie Abrams , Mark Cohen , Stacey Abrams , Steve Henson , Tom Buck