Tag Archives: Debbie Dooley

Political Notes – Republicans, Democrats agree on a funding bill

Unlike last year, U.S. House Republicans and Democrats avoid a federal government shutdown by passing a resolution to continue funding federal agencies after Sept. 30 . . .

Tags: continuing resolution , Debbie Dooley , federal agency funding , innovative sunscreens , Johnny Isakson , solar power , U.S. House

Ralston’s race is one of several challenges to legislative veterans

Several prominent lawmakers are faced with challengers in their own party primaries, including Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , Debbie Dooley , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Legislative elections , Ray Boyd , Sam Moore , Sam Snider

National anti-abortion group drops Georgia Right to Life, chooses GLA

Georgia Right to Life is dumped by the National Right to Life Committee, which chooses to affiliate with the newly created Georgia Life Alliance . . .

Tags: anti-abortion groups , Dan Becker , Debbie Dooley , Georgia Life Alliance , GRTL , NRLC , Tim Echols

On the campaign trail: A fight to the death over right to life?

Two organizations fight over which one will be designated as the state’s leading “right to life” group . . .

Tags: Dan Becker , Debbie Dooley , Erick Erickson , Georgia Life Alliance , Georgia Right to Life

Looking for Plan B, or something like it, for transportation

An unlikely collection of political activists and policy enthusiasts takes a look at Georgia’s transportation problems . . .

Tags: business groups , Charlie Harper , Debbie Dooley , Neill Herring , Sierra Club , Tea Party , transportation infrastructure

House committee could turn out the lights on Kidd’s solar bill

The prospects are dark in Rep. Don Parsons’ House Utilities Committee for a bill that would open up the state to more solar generation of electricity . . .

Tags: Chuck Martin , Debbie Dooley , Don Parsons , Georgia Power , Green Tea Coalition , Greg Roberts , Rusty Kidd , solar generation of power , Stan Wise

PSC hears mixed messages on Ga. Power rake hike

PSC starts hearings on Georgia Power’s request for a $482 million rate increase . . .

Tags: Debbie Dooley , Georgia Power , PSC , rate increase , Trip Tollison

Chapman will try again on nuclear cost bill

At a capitol rally held by the Green Tea Coalition, Rep. Jeff Chapman says he will make another attempt to pass his bill that keep Georgia Power from making a profit on nuclear cost overruns . . .

Tags: Debbie Dooley , Georgia Power , Green Tea Coalition , Jeff Chapman , Mississippi Power , nuclear cost overruns , Plant Vogtle , Southern Co. , Tea Party

The door is opened, just a little, for some competition in the power industry

Georgia Power, by far the biggest player among the state’s utility, may have some competition from solar providers after Thursday’s vote by the PSC . . .

Tags: Atlanta Tea Party Patriots , Bubba McDonald , Debbie Dooley , elena parent , Georgia Power , Georgia Solar Utilities , Robert Green , solar power , Stan Wise

Ga. GOP will elect new leadership – but which direction for the party?

Georgia Republicans gather in Athens to pick a new state party chairman and discuss the party’s future direction . . .

Tags: Debbie Dooley , Georgia Republican Party , state convention , Sue Everhart , Tea Party