Tag Archives: Greg Morris

House bill would make it harder to sue negligent bank officers

Rep. Beth Beskin’s bill would protect negligent bank officers and directors from lawsuits . . .

Tags: bank directors , Beth Beskin , Greg Morris , liability , negligence

FDIC settles lawsuit with Rep. Morris, other bank directors

An FDIC lawsuit against state Rep. Greg Morris over a bank failure has been settled . . .

Tags: bank failure , FDIC lawsuit , Greg Morris

Some politicians never learn, no matter how many lessons they’ve had

As the recent fiasco over a bill requiring drug tests for food stamp applicants shows, Georgia legislators can be very stubborn when it comes to learning the lessons of recent history . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: drug tests , food stamp applicants , Greg Morris , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , SNAP , USDA

Olens says no to drug tests for food stamps

Attorney General Sam Olens advises Gov. Nathan Deal the state cannot violate federal policy and require drug tests for food stamp applicants . . .

Tags: drug tests , food stamps , Greg Morris , Sam Olens , USDA

Feds shoot down drug tests for food stamp applicants

The USDA tells Georgia it cannot order food stamp applicants to take and pass a drug test to be eligible for benefits . . .

Tags: DHS , drug tests , food stamp applicants , Greg Morris , Nathan Deal , USDA

Corporate giants make late push in state legislative races

Georgia’s wealthiest corporate citizens are raising money through an independent committee organized by Republican Party lawyers to try to beat tea party legislators and support incumbents with primary opposition . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , Coca-Cola , Delta Air Lines , Don Parsons , Fran Millar , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Power , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Sam Moore , SunTrust

Ralston’s race is one of several challenges to legislative veterans

Several prominent lawmakers are faced with challengers in their own party primaries, including Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , Debbie Dooley , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Legislative elections , Ray Boyd , Sam Moore , Sam Snider

Questions raised about food stamp drug test bill

Will a law requiring food stamp applicants to pass a drug test withstand a legal challenge? The bill’s author maintained that it will . . .

Tags: drug test , food stamp applicants , Greg Morris , Josh McKoon

Political Notes – Among the state’s papers, the session’s reviews are mixed

The General Assembly session didn’t exactly receive rave reviews on the editorial pages of Georgia’s newspapers . . .

Tags: Atlanta Braves stadium , drug tests , food stamps , Greg Morris , legislative session , newspaper comments , rural hospitals

House bill requires drug tests for food stamp applicants

House passes bill that would require applicants for TANF benefits and food stamps to pass drug tests . . .

Tags: drug tests , food stamps , Greg Morris , Stacey Evans , TANF benefits