Tag Archives: Jason Spencer

Argument over statues: Spencer tells black ex-lawmaker she’ll ‘go missing in the Okefenokee’

Jason Spencer warns LaDawn Blackett Jones she’d better stay away from South Georgia in the future . . .

Tags: Confederate statues , Jason Spencer , LaDawn Blackett Jones

Political Notes — Spencer yanks controversial anti-burqa bill

Stung by criticisms from his own Republican colleagues in the legislature, Rep. Jason Spencer withdraws his anti-Muslim legislation . . .

Tags: anti-burqa bill , Cobb EMC , Dwight Brown , Jason Spencer , PSC , racketeering charges , Stan Wise

Political Notes — First anti-Muslim bill is introduced

The first anti-Muslim bill of the upcoming legislative session is pre-filed by Rep. Jason Spencer . . .

Tags: casino gambling , Doug Collins , Drought , Jason Spencer , Muslim ban , UPS

GOP lawmakers have mixed reaction to Medicaid expansion plan

Republican legislators are starting to divide over whether they will support or oppose the Georgia Chamber’s proposals to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Renee Unterman

Political Notes — What does Trump’s campaign schedule tell you?

Why is Donald Trump campaigning in a deep blue state like Connecticut instead of in Georgia? . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Jason Spencer , JQC constitutional amendment , Scott Holcomb , spaceport , untested rape kits

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

Lawmaker’s brother loses DOE job over racial posting

State school official and brother of a state legislator is fired for making Facebook postings that suggest President Obama should be lynched . . .

Tags: Facebook postings , Jason Spencer , Jeremy Spencer , Richard Woods , Vincent Fort

Political Notes – Spencer takes a victory lap over ‘hidden predator’ lawsuits

Rep. Jason Spencer’s ‘hidden predator’ law took effect on July 1 and has already resulted in several lawsuits against alleged sexual abusers . . .

Tags: Doug Stoner , Erin Hames , Georgia AFL-CIO , hidden predator bill , Jason Spencer , state school takeover , Vincent Fort

Political Notes – Camden County launches its spaceport project

Camden County is putting down serious money on its proposal to develop a commercial spaceport in Georgia’s coastal region . . .

Tags: Bruce Williamson , Camden County spaceport , dubose porter , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Jason Spencer , John Kennedy , Medicaid fraud , Ron Stephens , Sam Olens , Steve Gooch

Children’s issues are addressed in several new laws

Several bills amending Georgia’s child welfare system and child abuse laws are signed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: child abuse , Jason Spencer , Nathan Deal , Renee Unterman , sex trafficking