Tag Archives: Jan Tankersley

In future cityhood votes, there could be tighter controls

Legislative study committees will recommend that future proposals to create new cities be more carefully considered by lawmakers before they vote on them . . .

Tags: deannexations , elena parent , incorporations , Jan Tankersley , study committees

Political Notes – What happens after Tolleson steps down from the Senate?

Ross Tolleson’s retirement from the Legislature will require a special election for his senate seat and a new chairman for the Senate Natural Resources Committee . . .

Tags: annexations , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County , elena parent , Georgia Supreme Court , immigrant students , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , Rick Jeffares , Ross Tolleson , University System

Study panels find plenty of holes to plug in the incorporation law

Two legislative committees have identified several weaknesses in the state’s incorporation and annexation laws that need to be addressed . . .

Tags: annexations , Charlie Bethel , elena parent , Fran Millar , Jan Tankersley , legislative study committees , new cities

Political Notes – Keeping the peace between cities and counties

Rep. Jan Tankersley’s study committee takes up the sensitive issues of annexations and incorporations . . .

Tags: annexations , GEDs , Gretchen Corbin , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , new cities , study committees