Tag Archives: DOT board

McMurry’s pay upped to $350,000, but he’s far from the highest paid

DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry gets a bump in salary from $250,000 a year to $350,000 . . .

Tags: DOT board , Rissell McMurry salary

Political Notes – A lot of Dollars at the state capitol

Creflo Dollar gets his moment in the spotlight at the General Assembly, but probably won’t get that highway renaming . . .

Tags: Beth Cope , broadband access , Creflo Dollar , DOT board , Drew Ferguson , Jeff Lewis , Lee Hawkins , low-voltage contractors , Steve Gooch

Political Notes – First Zika case confirmed in Georgia

The Department of Public Health reports the first case of travel-related Zika virus in Georgia . . .

Tags: Adam Sweat , DOT board , election laws , public health , Rick Jeffares , Robert Brown , Zika virus

DOT board elects new leadership

Don Grantham succeeds former legislator Jay Shaw as chairman of the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Don Grantham , DOT board , Emily Dunn , Jay Shaw , Robert Brown

Political Notes — Moody, Grantham reelected to DOT board

Lawmakers have elected former state senator Dan Moody and former Augusta city commissioner Don Grantham to five-year terms on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Dan Moody , Don Grantham , DOT board , Georgia Senate , Ronnie Chance

DOT board finalizes Northwest Corridor contract

The State Transportation Board gives final approval to a contract for the Northwest Corridor toll lanes project in Cobb and Cherokee counties . . .

Tags: DOT board , Northwest Corridor , public-private projects , toll lanes

Political Notes – Will Broun run in a new district?

Will the new congressional maps prompt Rep. Paul Broun to run for another term in the 9th District rather than stay in the 10th District? Stay tuned . . .

Tags: 10th District , 9th District , congressional redistricting , DOT board , Michael Thurmond , Paul Broun , Sam Wellborn

Lewis replaces Doss on DOT board

Former House member Jeff Lewis of Bartow County was elected to the State Transportation Board on Wednesday by legislators from the 11th Congressional District . . .

Tags: David Doss , Don Grantham , DOT board , Emily Dunn , Jeff Lewis , Robert Brown , Steve Gooch

Political Notes – Stirring things up with a ‘white sheets’ remark

Sen. Robert Brown ruffles some feathers with his remarks about sheet-wearing Klan members . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Board of Regents , Bubber Epps , David Doss , DOT board , Jim Bishop , party switchers , Robert Brown , Steve Gooch , Tom Barton