Tag Archives: Hunter Hill

Political Notes – Republicans will move to stop Democratic poaching

The loss of three legislative seats to Democrats has Republican legislators scrambling to change the state’s election laws . . .

Tags: Alcon , Hunter Hill , Josh McKoon , jungle primaries , Michael Williams

Political Notes — Wise will leave PSC after delivering one last vote for Vogtle

Stan Wise says he will step down from the Public Service Commission early next year . . .

Tags: ACCG , Brian Kemp , Hunter Hill , MAG , Plant Vogtle , Stan Wise

Political Notes — As the craft brewers’ law takes effect, have one on us

Georgia craft brewers can now sell their sudsy products directly to consumers under a new law taking effect today . . .

Tags: craft brewers , Hunter Hill , Jekyll Island loan , John Albers , Rick Jeffares

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