Tag Archives: Earl Ehrhart

Senate blocks Ehrhart’s campus rape bill

The Senate won’t go along with Rep. Earl Ehrhart’s attempt to hijack an unrelated Senate bill for his campus rape bill . . .

Tags: campus rape , Earl Ehrhart

Senate committee okays ‘sanctuary campus’ bill

Senate Higher Education Committee gives a “do pass” recommendation to Earl Ehrhart’s ‘sanctuary campus’ bill . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , immigrant students , Nan Orrock , sanctuary campus

Campus rape bill approved by House

Private and public colleges will have to report sexual assaults and other felony incidents on campus to law enforcement agencies . . .

Tags: campus rapes , Earl Ehrhart

House moves to quash ‘sanctuary campuses’

House passes bill that would cut off state funding to private colleges that become “sanctuary campuses” . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , sanctuary campuses , Stacey Evans , undocumented students

Ehrhart bill takes aim at ‘sanctuary campuses’

Several bills imposing restrictions on Georgia’s immigrant residents were introduced this week, others are in the works . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , immigrants , Jeff Jones , sanctuary campus , wire transfers

Regents revise procedures in student misconduct cases

The Board of Regents adopted a revised policy for the handling of student misconduct and sexual assault cases on public college campuses . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Earl Ehrhart , Hank Huckaby , sexual assaults , student misconduct , University System

House passes ’17 state budget; lawmaker lashes out against Board of Regents

The House okays the state budget for the new fiscal year, but takes a big cut out of funding for a Georgia Tech capital project . . .

Tags: David Stover , Earl Ehrhart , georgia tech , state budget , Terry England , University System

Tech officials tangle with lawmakers over student discipline

Legislators have some problems with how colleges are handling student suspensions and related discipline issues . . .

Tags: Bud Peterson , Earl Ehrhart , georgia tech , Phi Delta Theta , state funding , student suspensions , University System

Political Notes – Tybee’s proposed plastic bag ban triggers ethics dispute

There’s protracted political struggle in Tybee Island over attempts to ban the use of disposable plastic bags; a major shift in Atlanta’s lobbying firms . . .

Tags: Dirty Dozen , Doug Stoner , Earl Ehrhart , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Water Council , Greenberg Traurig , J. Max Davis , plastic bag ban , Tybee Island

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