Tag Archives: David Stover

House blocks Sabal Trail gas pipeline

Legislation allowing the Sabal Trail pipeline to pass through southwest Georgia loses big in the state House . . .

Tags: David Stover , natural gas pipeline , Regina Quick , Sabal Trail

House passes ’17 state budget; lawmaker lashes out against Board of Regents

The House okays the state budget for the new fiscal year, but takes a big cut out of funding for a Georgia Tech capital project . . .

Tags: David Stover , Earl Ehrhart , georgia tech , state budget , Terry England , University System

Lawmakers raising questions about regents, tuition hikes

Rep. David Stover, critical of recent tuition increases, wants to do away with the current system of appointing the Board of Regents . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , David Stover , Hank Huckaby , tuition , University System

Political Notes – Deal tied his own hands on Medicaid expansion

Legislators remind the governor that they — and not he — will make the final decision on any extension of Medicaid coverage . . .

Tags: 1115 waiver , David Stover , hurricanes , Little St. Simons Island , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Tim Connell

Political Notes – An early adopter of the medical marijuana law

Get ready for the signing of the medical marijuana bill; a negative editorial reaction to the changes in the Soil and Water Commission . . .

Tags: Atlanta teachers , cyber warfare , David Stover , medical marijuana , Mike Jablonski , Nathan Deal , Sid Chapman , Soil and Water Commission

Deal’s school takeover amendment squeaks by the House

The House narrowly passes a constitutional amendment authorizing a state takeover of low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: David Stover , David Wilkerson , low performing schools , Mary Margaret Oliver , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans , state takeover

One lawmaker fights the power

Rep. David Stover has the courage to stand up to Georgia’s powerful chief executive and call him out . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: David Stover , governor's powers , Nathan Deal

House passes transportation tax bill

Major transportation tax bill is approved by the House of Representatives and heads to the Senate . . .

Tags: David Stover , highway construction , Jay Roberts , Jimmy Pruett , Larry O\'Neal , motor fuel excise tax , Terry England

Supporters of transportation tax bill are veering away from it

The transportation tax bill is losing some supporters as changes keep being made to the funding measure . . .

Tags: ACCG , David Stover , Fayette County Commission , Jay Roberts , Steve Brown , transportation tax bill

CTCA hospital bill to be introduced this week

Legislation removing some of the regulatory requirements on the CTCA cancer treatment center in Newnan is being drafted by Rep. Wendell Willard . . .

Tags: certificate of need , CTCA , David Stover , exemptions , Wendell Willard