Tag Archives: Jan Jones

Political Notes — Jan Jones is out, leaving room for others in 6th District race

House Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones decides she’d rather remain in the General Assembly than run for Congress . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District , David Ralston , GHA , Jan Jones , religious freedom

Political Notes — MARTA expansion bill escapes the ‘abyss’

A MARTA funding bill that was left for dead two weeks ago is back in play and may actually be passed before the session adjourns . . .

Tags: Jan Jones , MARTA expansion , Nathan Deal , Robbie Ashe , sales tax

House agrees to MARTA funding bill for Atlanta

Legislators could salvage a MARTA funding bill that would apply only to the City of Atlanta . . .

Tags: City of Stonecrest , criminal justice revision , DeKalb County , Jan Jones , Jason Spencer , MARTA funding , palliative care council , space port

Ralston, without opposition, will be speaker for another tem

House Republicans caucused Monday to reelect Speaker David Ralston, Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, and other members of the House leadership . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , David Ralston , House Republicans , Jan Jones , Joe Wilkinson , Larry O\'Neal , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Regina Quick

GOP lawmakers sue Fulton Commission over property tax hike

Republican House members from Fulton County are suing to stop the county commission from raising property taxes . . .

Tags: Fulton County Commission , Fulton legislators , Jan Jones , Joe Wilkinson , property tax rate

House OKs shift of Medicaid expansion to Legislature

Legislation passed by the House would give the General Assembly the power to decide if Medicaid coverage will be expanded . . .

Tags: ACA , Ed Lindsey , Jan Jones , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Obamacare , Pat Gardner , Sam Moore

House committee passes two bills that would block Obamacare

House committee recommends passage of two bills that attempt to stop the implementation of Obamacare in Georgia . . .

Tags: Jan Jones , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Roger Bruce

He’s right, up to a point . . .

There are way too many counties in Georgia, a point made most recently by attorney Randy Evans, who probably should confer with the lawmakers from his own party . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Georgia counties , Jan Jones , Kil Townsend , local governments , Randy Evans

Deal on verge of signing bills that will dramatically remake Fulton County

Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a package of bills that will drastically restructure Fulton County’s local government . . .

Tags: Ed Lindsey , Fulton commission election districts , Fulton County Commission , Fulton court system , Fulton property tax rates , Jan Jones , Jeff Mullis , Nathan Deal , Vincent Fort

Republicans resume push to re-create Milton County

House Republicans from the North Fulton area introduce new legislation to try to bring back Milton County . . .

Tags: Fulton County , House Republicans , Jan Jones , Milton County