Tag Archives: federal government shutdown

Shutdown averted, despite votes of Georgia reps

The federal government stays in operation at least until Dec. 11 with the late passage of a funding bill by the Senate and House . . .

Tags: continuing resolution , federal government shutdown

Political Notes – Price seeks an opening in leadership re-shuffling

U.S. Rep. Tom Price mulls a run for the House majority leader’s job as House Republicans also near the deadline for shutting down the federal government over the Planned Parenthood controversy . . .

Tags: federal government shutdown , Georgia Senate race , House majority leader , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood , Raphael Warnock , Tom Price

On the campaign trail – Westmoreland’s ready to shut it down again

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland is spoiling for another shutdown of the federal government come January . . .

Tags: federal government shutdown , Larry Sabato , Lynn Westmoreland , senate race rankings

Saxby and Johnny are the adults in the room

Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson try to talk some sense to the tea partiers who insisted on shutting down the federal government . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: federal government shutdown , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Saxby Chambliss , Tom Graves

A federal default would hurt Georgia

Georgia’s Republican members in the U.S. House support a federal government shutdown — but they’re not doing their home state any favors . . .

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Political Notes – Pushback against Deal in Cherokee County

The Cherokee County school system reaffirms its support of Common Core curriculum standards, contrary to Gov. Deal’s recent actions; GOP poll shows strong opposition to the idea of shutting down the federal government over Obamacare . . .

Tags: Cherokee County school board , Common Core , David Lucas , federal government shutdown , Judson Hill , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , trade mission