Tag Archives: Doug McKillip

Political Notes — Georgia’s only No. 2 in this business ranking

CNBC ranks Georgia as second among the states in business attractiveness, just behind Washington state . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , business rankings , Doug McKillip , film industry spending , Lisa Ring , Regina Quick

Political Notes – Deal approvals at 55 percent

A Fox Atlanta poll shows Gov. Nathan Deal has a 55 percent job approval rating at this time . . .

Tags: Abortion , Chip Rogers , Doug McKillip , Georgia Public Broadcasting , job approval , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , ViaSat

On the campaign trail: It’s officially down to Anderson and Allen in the 12th

A recount confirms that it’s “game on” in the 12th Congressional District runoff between Rep. Lee Anderson and Rick Allen; Roosevelt bashing is back in style . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Collins , Doug McKillip , Lee Anderson , Martha Zoller , PSC , Regina Quick , Rick Allen , Steve Oppenheimer , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: More wrangling over 9th District endorsements

Martha Zoller announces the endorsement of Rick Santorum in the 9th District congressional race as Doug Collins scoffs . . .

Tags: 9th Congressional District , Ashley Bell , Doug Collins , Doug McKillip , Martha Zoller , party switchers , Pat Gardner , rashad taylor , Rick Santorum

On the campaign trail: Democrats celebrate McKillip defeat

Regina Quick’s upset of Rep. Doug McKillip in a Republican House race in Athens is cheered heartily by Georgia Democrats . . .

Tags: Dale Rutledge , Deal judicial appointees , Doug McKillip , Mike Berlon , Regina Quick , robocalls , Sistie Hudson , Steve Davis

McKillip, Heard booted by Athens voters

Rep. Doug McKillip, intensely disliked by Athens voters because of his party switch and sponsorship of an anti-abortion bill, loses his GOP primary race to Regina Quick; Rep. Keith Heard also loses his Democratic primary race . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Doug McKillip , Keith Heard , Regina Quick , Spencer Frye

On the campaign trail: Transportation tax splits the parties

In the campaign for the T-SPLOST transportation tax, It isn’t just a matter of Republican versus Democrat — it’s becoming Republican versus Republican as well . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Don Parsons , Doug Collins , Doug McKillip , John Barrow , Martha Zoller , Matt Dollar , Nathan Deal , NRCC , Regina Quick , T-SPLOST referendum

On the campaign trail: A bipartisan group takes aim at McKillip

Rep. Doug McKillip has Democrats and Republicans working against his attempt to win the GOP primary in his legislative district . . .

Tags: Able Mabel Thomas , Abortion , Alisha Thomas Morgan , Bob Smith , Bobby Allen , Cobb County school , David Morgan , David Ralston , Doug McKillip , Kathy Ashe , Ken Britt , Mary Margaret Oliver , Regina Quick

On the campaign trail: Gay marriage is the current focus in 9th District race

Gay marriage takes center stage in the 9th Congressional District race; an anti-abortion group endorses Rep. Doug McKillip . . .

Tags: 9th Congressional District , abortions , Doug Collins , Doug McKillip , gay marriage , Georgia Right to Life , Martha Zoller , Regina Quick

Deal signs 20-week abortion ban legislation

New law will criminalize most abortions performed after the 20th week of a pregnancy, with doctors facing the possibility of up to 10 years in prison . . .

Tags: 20-week ban , Abortion , Doug McKillip , Nathan Deal , phyisician imprisonment