Tag Archives: Grover Norquist

Anti-tax group opposes transportation tax proposal

Grover Norquist’s anti-tax organization has come out in opposition to the HB 170 transportation tax bill . . .

Tags: Americans for Tax Reform , David Ralston , Grover Norquist , Nathan Deal , transportation tax

Political Notes – Splits within splits as Georgia delegation votes on ‘cliff’ bill

The passage of the “fiscal cliff” legislation by Congress, as you would expect, causes widely varying reactions among Republicans and Democrats . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , fiscal cliff , Georgia Ports Authority , Grover Norquist , hank johnson , Harry Reid , ILA , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , PSC chairman , Tim Echols , Tom Graves

Why is Saxby saying those mean things about Grover?

The easiest path to reelection for Sen. Saxby Chambliss could be to attract Rep. Paul Broun into the the 2014 Republican primary . . .

Tags: 2014 election , Grover Norquist , Paul Broun , Saxby Chambliss

Chambliss predicts president ‘will get his way’ on tax hike

A tax hike on the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans will likely happen, Sen. Saxby Chambliss predicts . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Grover Norquist , Saxby Chambliss , tax increases

Saxby extends a middle finger – metaphorically speaking – to Grover

In a local TV interview, Chambliss has some harsh words for anti-tax Republican activist Grover Norquist . . .

Tags: anti-tax pledge , Grover Norquist , Saxby Chambliss , Senate race

Political Notes – Hill compares hospital tax to ‘pimps’ and ‘crack’

Sen. Judson Hill uses some colorful language to describe the hospital provider tax that legislators will consider next session; Sen. Johnny Isakson sounds optimistic that the federal government won’t be going over a “cliff” . . .

Tags: Grover Norquist , hospital provider tax , John Carson , Johnny Isakson , Judson Hill , Keith Parker , MARTA , Mike Jacobs

Another brutal battle looms over hospital bed tax

Georgia lawmakers and Gov. Nathan Deal face a difficult issue next year as they decide what to do about the state’s hospital bed tax, which is scheduled to expire . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Casey Cagle , Grover Norquist , hospital bed tax , Medicaid , Nathan Deal

Weak tea

Tuesday was supposed to be a day when Tea Party activists would show up in force at the state capitol to demonstrate their growing political clout for all those legislators foolish enough to think that Georgia might need a tax increase to keep state government from collapsing. The stage, thanks to the financial support of […]

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