Tag Archives: Delta Air Lines

Delta jet fuel tax break gets committee approval

Legislation that would restore a lucrative jet fuel tax break for Delta Air Lines clears the House Ways & Means Committee . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , tax break

How Delta may get its tax break back

House members introduce bill to restore the jet fuel tax exemption for Delta Air Lines . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , jet fuel tax exemption , Joe Wilkinson , Matt Ramsey

Political Notes – Peake’s in majority leader race also

Rep. Allen Peake joins Rep. Jon Burns in the competition to replace House Majority Leader Larry O’Neal . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Delta Air Lines , Jon Burns , Larry O\'Neal , South Carolina excise tax

Political Notes: Heath really, really doesn’t like that Delta tax break

There’s a lot of hostility among legislators towards the long-standing tax break Delta Air Lines has received . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Delta Air Lines , Josh McKoon , Nan Orrock , religious freedom , tax breaks

Bill to remove Delta tax break is ready for takeoff

Legislation that could strip Delta Air Lines of a lucrative tax break is making substantial progress in the House . . .

Tags: aviation projects , Delta Air Lines , Earl Ehrhart , tax break

Ehrhart wants to kill Delta tax break he voted five times to approve

Rep. Earl Ehrhart wants to eliminate a lucrative tax break for Delta Air Lines — even though he voted on five separate occasions to pass it . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , Earl Ehrhart , jet fuel sales tax exemption

Political Notes: House GOP appoints its ‘whip’ team

House Republicans announce the members of their ‘whip’ team for the 2015 legislative session; Ga. Supreme Court won’t stop next week’s execution of Warren Lee Hill . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , Dorothy Pelote , execution date , Georgia Supreme Court , GOP whip team , Jekyll Island Authority , Matt Ramsey , Osmose Utilities

Political Notes – Smyre retires from Synovus, but not the Legislature

Rep. Calvin Smyre, the longest-serving member of the Legislature, retires from his banking job but will keep serving in the House; Delta is stirring things up among the more conservative lawmakers . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , corporate tax exemption , Delta Air Lines , gay marriage , immigration , Josh McKoon , religious freedom , Sam Teasley

Political Notes – Laying the groundwork for another try at ending malpractice suits

It appears that legislation seeking to eliminate medical malpractice lawsuits in Georgia will be introduced again next session . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , DOT , Georgia 400 toll plaza , Georgia Trial Lawyers Association , Medical Association of Georgia , medical malpractice , Pataula Circuit judgeship , Rick Jackson , tax break , Wayne Oliver

Corporate giants make late push in state legislative races

Georgia’s wealthiest corporate citizens are raising money through an independent committee organized by Republican Party lawyers to try to beat tea party legislators and support incumbents with primary opposition . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , Coca-Cola , Delta Air Lines , Don Parsons , Fran Millar , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Power , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Sam Moore , SunTrust