Tag Archives: Gerald Greene

Political Notes — A lawmaker is shot in the leg, but the accounts differ

There are differing media accounts of how state Rep. Gerald Greene happened to be shot in the leg; actually, it took place behind an adult cinema . . .

Tags: emergency assistance , Gerald Greene , I-75 toll lanes , legislative shooting

Political Notes — Independent candidates submit their petitions

Green Party presidential Jill Stein submits her signatures to be on Georgia’s general election ballot, as does a challenger to state Rep. Gerald Greene . . .

Tags: Gerald Greene , Hillary Clinton , independent candidates , Jill Stein , Johnny Isakson , Kenneth Zachary , Medicaid expansion , Palmetto Pipeline , private email servers

Political Notes – Isakson will make it official that he’s in

Sen. Johnny Isakson to announce his 2016 candidacy at the capitol next Monday; House Republicans give thanks for some close victories last week . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Cynthia Becker , Gerald Greene , House Republicans , Johnny Isakson , Kelly Stewart , Lynne Riley , medical marijuana , Micah Gravley , Mike Cheokas , minimum wage increase

On the campaign trail: Are there some ‘Republicrats’ on the ballot?

Michelle Nunn is a Democratic senatorial candidate who doesn’t like to remind voters that she’s a Democrat . . .

Tags: Alisha Thomas Morgan , Gerald Greene , Jack Kingston , Michelle Nunn , Senate race

On the campaign trail: GABEO doesn’t get aboard the T-SPLOST train

Georgia’s association of black elected officials is split over the T-SPLOST issue, won’t take a position in support of the transportation tax . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Casey Cagle , Danny Yearwood , David Ralston , Doug Collins , Frank Ginn , GABEO , Gerald Greene , Martha Zoller , Nathan Deal , T-SPLOST , Tyrone Brooks

Hanner won’t run for House again

Rep. Bob Hanner says he is retiring from the Legislature after 37 years in the House . . .

Tags: Bob Hanner , Georgia House , Gerald Greene

Political Notes – Two House Democrats jump ship

Two more white Democrats from rural legislative districts are switching parties . . .

Tags: Bob Hanner , Eric Johnson , Gerald Greene , House Democrats , House Republicans