Tag Archives: Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County must provide Spanish-language ballots

Gwinnett County’s growing Latino population means the county must provide Spanish-language ballots in future elections . . .

Tags: Gwinnett County , Spanish lanuage ballots , Voting Rights Act

Political Notes — Brass gets opponent in state senate race

Matt Brass will have to wait a while before declaring victory in the Georgia Senate District 28 race . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Donald Trump , DOT , Gwinnett County , Jack Kingston , Jan Horne , Matt Brass , Olympic tennis center , Tenet Healthcare

Political Notes — Gwinnett sued over minority voting rights

Civil rights group challenge the district maps for the Gwinnett County commission and school board on voting rights’ grounds . . .

Tags: election results , Gwinnett County , Voting rights

Political Notes – 15 telcos sued by Cobb and Gwinnett over 911 services

Two of Georgia’s largest counties are suing 15 telephone companies to try to get $50 million in fees from 911 telephone services . . .

Tags: 911 phone service , Cobb County , DNR Rangers , Georgia Power , Gwinnett County , Nathan Deal , state Board of Education , university of georgia

I-85 toll lane trips pass the 10 million mark

The express toll lanes in Gwinnett County record their 10 millionth trip by a Peach Pass user . . .

Tags: Gwinnett County , Peach Pass , SRTA , toll lanes

Another politician faces the music

Money can be a powerful temptation for a person in elected office, as politicians prove over and over again . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: federal indictment , Gwinnett County , political corruption , roy barnes , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Gwinnett’s right to charge for waste collection is upheld

Gwinnett County’s authority to collect fees for waste collection services provided by private companies is upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court; political consultant Heath Garrett has some harsh words for Republicans . . .

Tags: Georgia Republicans , Georgia Supreme Court , Gwinnett County , Heath Garrett , Nathan Deal appointments , waste collection

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Gwinnett school officials

A lawsuit filed against Gwinnett County school officials who opposed the charter school constitutional amendment is dismissed . . .

Tags: charter school constitutional amendment , Dawson Jackson , Georgia School Boards Association , Gwinnett County

After 12 months in operation, HOT lanes become more acceptable

After using high-occupancy toll lanes for a year, drivers appear to have grudgingly accepted the controversial program . . .

Tags: Gwinnett County , HOT lanes , I-85 , Nathan Deal , SRTA

Gwinnett commissioner admits she took bribes for development vote

Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter pleads guilty to federal bribery charges in county zoning and development case . . .

Tags: federal bribery charges , Gwinnett County , real estate development , Sally Yates , Shirley Lasseter , U.S. Attorney