Tag Archives: Hunter Hill

Political Notes — Hunter Hill says he’ll run for governor

State Sen. Hunter Hill will enter the Republican primary for governor next year, joining a crowded field of candidates . . .

Tags: David Belle Isle , Hunter Hill , Nathan Deal , redistricting , Tim Echols

Lawmakers are taking aim at the revenue department

Controversies over the agency’s administration ensure that legislators will be take a close look at revenue department activities in the upcoming General Assembly session . . .

Tags: administrative rules , beer wholesalers , craft brewers , David Ralston , Hunter Hill , Jay Powell , Lynne Riley , revenue department , sales tax refunds , Trey Kelley

Hill: They neutered my craft brewer bill

Craft brewers are complaining about the restrictive rules drafted by the revenue department to restrict their beer sales . . .

Tags: craft brewers , Hunter Hill , Nathan Deal , paid tours , revenue department

Craft brewer bill signed into law

New law will allow craft brewers to give away some of their products to consumers, but they still cannot make direct retail sales . . .

Tags: brew pubs , craft brewers , Hunter Hill

Georgia’s three-tier alcohol structure stays firmly in place

Lawmakers passed a bill making small changes to the state’s three-tier system of distributing and selling alcohol, but the system was largely unscathed . . .

Tags: brew pubs , craft brewers , Hunter Hill , three-tier system

Senate passes craft brewer bill

Senate passes a bill allowing craft brewers to give a small portion of their product to customers taking guided tours of the facility . . .

Tags: brew pubs , craft brewers , Hunter Hill , package sales , Tommie Williams

Senate okays amendment capping state income tax rate

A constitutional amendment limiting the top income tax rate to 6 percent passes the Georgia Senate and heads to the House . . .

Tags: David Shafer , Hunter Hill , public-private projects , state income tax , Steve Henson

Watch out for your wallets

Public-private partnerships are being floated as a way to finance and build new government buildings — but is that really such a good idea? . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: government infrastructure , Hunter Hill , public private partnerships

Lawmakers want to expand public-private construction projects

Sen. Hunter Hill is moving legislation that would allow state and local governments to enter into public-private partnerships for the ‘vertical construction’ of buildings and facilities . . .

Tags: Hunter Hill , infrastructure , public private partnerships , vertical construction

Political Notes – State parks are once again safe for Gideon Bibles (and other books too)

DNR implements new standards for the provision of reading materials, such as Gideon Bibles, at state park facilities . . .

Tags: AT&T , DNR , Ed Lindsey , Facebook , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Ports Authority , Gideon Bibles , Hunter Hill , internet privacy , Ronnie Chance , Sam Olens