Tag Archives: David Ralston

Political Notes — Alabama Republicans are sticking with Moore

State Republican Party officials in Alabama will not disqualify controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore from the Dec. 12 election ballot . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , Bobby Christine , David Ralston , Roy Moore

Political Notes – A bipartisan request for new voting machines

Reps. Scott Holcomb and Scot Turner want the state to replace its aging voting machinges . . .

Tags: David Ralston , PeachCare , Scot Turner , Scott Holcomb , voting machines

Political Notes — Still not much enthusiasm among the leadership for casinos

House Speaker David Ralston sends a discouraging signal to the casino/resort industry interests about casino gambling . . .

Tags: Bobby Christine , Casey Cagle , casino gambling , Clay Tippins , David Ralston , Georgia Supreme Court , Matthew Gambill , Rick Jeffares , Walter C. Jones

Political Notes — Buddy Carter, Southern idioms, and violence against women in Congress

Rep. Buddy Carter used some strong language against women senators who wouldn’t vote to repeal Obamacare, but is he advocating violence? . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , David Ralston , GOSA , Obamacare repeal

Political Notes — Ports Authority has a record year for shipping

The state’s ports facilities handled a record amount of cargo during fiscal year 2017, the Georgia Ports Authority reported . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Georgia Ports Authority , Labor Department , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — House Democrats move forward with new leadership

Rep. Bob Trammell is the choice of House Democrats to replace Rep. Stacey Abrams as minority leader . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Chris Carr , David Ralston , House Democrats , Stacey Abrams

Political Notes — Georgia Lottery has a jackpot year

The Georgia Lottery transferred more than $1.1 billion to the state treasury for education programs in fiscal year 2017 . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Georgia Lottery , Judson Hill

Political Notes — Handel is sworn in, Ossoff signs off

One final word on the 6th Congressional District race; a North Georgia legislator takes a direct interest in the Atlanta mayor’s race . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Ralston , Jeff Mullis , Jon Ossoff , karen handel , Lidl , Mary Norwood , Richard Woods

Benton loses committee slots over Civil War mailout

Rep. Tommy Benton, who has a history of making controversial remarks about the Civil War, loses two committee positions . . .

Tags: Civil War , David Ralston , Tommy Benton

Political Notes — 6th District race nearly at $40 million

Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel — with the help of independent PACs — continue to break all the records for a congressional race . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District , AJC poll , David Ralston , Jon Ossoff , JQC , karen handel