Tag Archives: David Shafer

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

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

Shafer holds off Miller, is reelected Senate president pro tem

Sen. David Shafer is nominated for a second term as Senate president pro tem by the majority Republican caucus . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , Butch Miller , David Shafer , Renee Unterman , Senate Republicans

Political Notes – For Senate Republicans, the magic number is 20

Senate Republicans are getting some intense, behind-the-scenes lobbying as they get closer to the date for electing new caucus leaders . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , Board of Regents , Butch Miller , David Shafer , John Albers , Josh McKoon , Judson Hill , Ricardo Azziz , Senate Republicans

Senate Republicans headed for another knock-down leadership fight

Next Monday’s caucus of Senate Republicans promises a vicious battle for Senate President Pro Tem between David Shafer and Butch Miller . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , David Shafer , party caucus , president pro tem , Renee Unterman , Senate Republicans

Voters approve three ballot issues, including income tax cap

Georgia voters approved two constitutional amendments and a separate referendum issue on Tuesday . . .

Tags: ballot issues , constitutional amendment , David Shafer , income tax cap