Tag Archives: David Ralston

Tanner unleashes regional transit bill

Similar mass transit legislation is also pending in the state Senate . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Kevin Tanner , mass transit , The ATL

Political Notes – Ralston’s off to Washington for infrastructure announcement

Ralston joins Donald Trump to talk about infrastructure . . .

Tags: Bardin Hooks , Bill McGowan , computer security , David Ralston , infrastructure

Political Notes – Winter storm shuts down state government across northern half

Gov. Nathan Deal declares a state of emergency in 83 counties in North and Middle Georgia . . .

Tags: Atlanta purchasing director , David Ralston , Georgia Power , Nathan Deal , PSC , winter storm

Political Notes — Senate finally passes adjournment resolution

The state Senate and the House of Representatives finally have their calendars synchronized . . .

Tags: adjournment resolution , David Ralston , federal judgeships , Kevin Abel , Nathan Deal

House leaders demand Senate pass ‘clean’ adoption bill

The war of words continues on a bill that would overhaul the state’s adoption code . . .

Tags: adoption code , David Ralston

Political Notes — Deal shifts agency heads, appoints new Regents members

Gov. Nathan Deal announces shifts in two education agency positions . . .

Tags: ACCG , Board of Regents , Brandon Beach , David Ralston , House committee chairs , Nathan Deal

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