Tag Archives: hank johnson

Political Notes — The old adage didn’t hold for this runoff

The old theories about who’s in a better position to win a runoff election went out the window in Tuesday’s runoffs . . .

Tags: Georgia runoff elections , hank johnson , Penny Houston

Political Notes – Kemp will release voter data report on Monday

The results of an internal investigation into a massive data breach at the secretary of state’s office will be released to the public next week . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Brian Kemp , hank johnson , judicial appointments , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , voter data breach

Political Notes: Isakson, Perdue agree global warming is real, but humans don’t cause it

The U.S. Senate acknowledges climate change is real, but can’t quite agree on whether human activity helps cause it . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Doug Collins , George Goodwin , global warming , hank johnson , Johnny Isakson

Political Notes – GQ includes Johnson, Hice on list of ‘craziest’ politicians

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and Congressman-elect Jody Hice receive a dubious honor from a magazine ranking . . .

Tags: crazy politicians , DeKalb commission , GQ , hank johnson , Jody Hice , religious freedom , Ron Ramsey , Sam Teasley , Stacey Evans

Political Notes – Breaking ground on state’s most expensive highway project ever

The groundbreaking will be held Wednesday for the Northwest Corridor toll lanes, a highway project that will cost nearly $1 billion to build . . .

Tags: ethics investigation , hank johnson , Nathan Deal , Northwest Corridor , Paul Broun , toll lanes project , West Hunter Street Baptist Church

Political Notes – PSC members sound off on air quality rules

Public Service Commissioners will be slamming the proposed air quality rules for power plant emissions next week; Gov. Nathan Deal will appoint a new Harris County commissioner . . .

Tags: air quality regulations , business incentives , hank johnson , Harris County , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , power plants , PSC , Russ Toal

Allen wins congressional primary, other races head to runoffs

Several congressional races are headed to Republican primary runoffs; Rick Allen won the 12th District GOP nomination and will oppose Democratic Rep. John Barrow . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Bob Barr , Bob Johnson , Buddy Carter , Congressional races , hank johnson , Jody Hice , John Barrow , Mike Collins , Rick Allen , Tom Brown

Late poll has Barr, Loudermilk leading for 11th CD runoff

Several U.S. House seats are up for grabs in Georgia this year as incumbents jumped ship to run for the Senate . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , 11th Congressional District , 12th Congressional District , 4th Congressional District , Barry Loudermilk , Bob Barr , hank johnson , Tom Brown

On the campaign trail: Perdue leads in Fox 5 poll, Handel and Kingston tied

A new Senate race poll shows Perdue still leading, followed closely by Jack Kingston and Karen Handel . . .

Tags: 1st Congressional District , Bob Johnson , Buddy Carter , David Pennington , David Perdue , governor\'s race , hank johnson , Jack Kingston , Jody Hice , John Stone , karen handel , Senate race

On the campaign trail: the 4th District race hits the Beltway’s radar screen

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson faces his toughest challenge yet in former sheriff Tom Brown; the Senate race is still an object of fascination insider the Beltway . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 4th Congressional District , hank johnson , Iowa Senate race , Joni Ernst , Senate race , Tom Brown