Tag Archives: Edward Lindsey

Political Notes — Burrell Ellis case comes before the Supreme Court

Former DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis, who’s already been released from prison, will have the appeal of his extortion and perjury convictions heard by the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Burrell Ellis , Dentons , Edward Lindsey , Project Vote

Political Notes: Deal’s education package faces committee votes

Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal for a state takeover of low-performing schools is scheduled for committee action in the House on Monday . . .

Tags: Edward Lindsey , Elaine Boyer , federal sentence , GAE , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , religious freedom , school takeover , Sid Chapman

Transportation funding committee nears the end of its road

The legislative study committee looking at transportation funding needs will be producing its final recommendations soon — will they include some sort of tax increase? . . .

Tags: Edward Lindsey , Fran Millar , Jay Roberts , study committee , tax increase , transportation funding

Olens appeals judge’s sanction of his office

Attorney General Sam Olens has paid the $10,000 fine levied against his office for not turning over documents in a whistleblower lawsuit, but is still appealing the judge’s ruling that sanctioned Olens’ office . . .

Tags: Edward Lindsey , Sam Olens , sanction , Ural Glanville , withholding documents

Allen will try again in 12th Congressional District

Rick Allen says he will run in the GOP primary in the 12th Congressional District; state Rep. Ed Lindsey asks Chambliss and Isakson to vote against the immigration reform bill . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District , 12th Congressional District , Edward Lindsey , immigration reform , John Barrow , John Stone , Johnny Isakson , Rick Allen , Saxby Chambliss

Charter school bill loses GOP support, limps to passage in House

Rep. Edward Lindsey’s “parent trigger” charter school bill bleeds Republican votes, but passes by close margin . . .

Tags: charter schools , Edward Lindsey , parent trigger bill , rural Republicans

On the campaign trail: NRA endorses Barrow

The conservative NRA, one of Washington’s more influential lobbying groups, has endorsed Democratic Rep. John Barrow in the 12th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Edward Lindsey , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , NRA , voter registration deadline

Voters to leadership: We’ve got some trust issues

Voter mistrust was starkly illustrated Tuesday by the votes against the T-SPLOST transportation tax and in favor of a lobbyist spending cap . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Edward Lindsey , ethics revision , Nathan Deal , Sonny Perdue , T-SPLOST , voter mistrust

Political Notes – Romney goes after Newt on his home turf

Mitt Romney takes the battle to Newt Gingrich in Newt’s home territory prior to the March 6 Georgia primary . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , Connecture , corporation relocation , Edward Lindsey , Georgia primary , Mike Jacobs , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Wisconsin

Legislature not likely to revisit immigration law

Even with the latest revelation that Georgia’s controversial immigration law has cost UGA Coach Mark Richt a prized football recruit, legislators are not expected to take another look at the statute . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Brooks Coleman Georgia football recruit , Edward Lindsey , immigration law , Mark Hatfield , mark richt , Pedro Marin , Stacey Abrams