Tag Archives: Jay Roberts

Political Notes — Isakson calls for NATO protection of countries that don’t belong to NATO

Sen. Johnny Isakson says that the U.S. should have aided the Ukraine under its pledge to NATO — except that the Ukraine doesn’t belong to NATO . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Adelman , DOT planner , Jay Roberts , Johnny Isakson , NATO

Political Notes – Welcome aboard, Mr. Roberts

Former lawmaker Jay Roberts started his new job this week as the Department of Transportation’s planning director . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , DOT , Georgia Southern nursing students , Jay Roberts , Josh McKoon , planning director , Sam Olens

Deal confirms DOT planning post for Roberts

As expected, state Rep. Jay Roberts will get the top planning job at the Department of Transportation . . .

Tags: DOT planning director , Jay Roberts , Nathan Deal

Fireworks sales now legal in Georgia

Georgians can legally purchase and set off fireworks under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: fireworks , Jay Roberts , Jeff Mullis , Margaret Kaiser , Nathan Deal

Deal signs highway funding bill

The bill that will raise more than $900 million a year for highway and bridge construction projects is signed into law . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , hotel tax , Jay Roberts , Nathan Deal , tourism industry , transportation funding bill

Roberts to step down from House, get DOT planning job

Rep. Jay Roberts, who steered the transportation tax bill to passage this year, is rumored to be leaving the Legislature . . .

Tags: DOT planning director , Jay Roberts , Nathan Deal , transportation tax bill

House, Senate finally pass transportation funding bill

After struggling with the transportation funding bill all session, the House and Senate voted for final passage Tuesday night . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Casey Cagle , Jay Roberts , Josh McKoon , Mike Crane , transportation funding bill

Roberts, transportation bill author, hospitalized for chest pains

Rep. Jay Roberts is hospitalized for overnight observation of chest pains . . .

Tags: Jay Roberts , transportation funding bill

House passes transportation tax bill

Major transportation tax bill is approved by the House of Representatives and heads to the Senate . . .

Tags: David Stover , highway construction , Jay Roberts , Jimmy Pruett , Larry O\'Neal , motor fuel excise tax , Terry England

House panel lights the fuse on fireworks bill

Legislation to legalize the sale of all kinds of fireworks is zipping through the Georgia House . . .

Tags: fireworks , Jay Roberts , legalization , Rick Ward , Sharon Cooper