Tag Archives: Jeff Mullis

Political Notes — Crossover day will be a little earlier this year

The Senate and House will move up the “Crossover Day” deadline for passing legislation . . .

Tags: crossover day , David Ralston , Jeff Mullis , mass transit , Senate rules , state Board of Education

Senate committee meetings may become a little more private

The Senate leadership is considering several rules changes for the next session, including the wider use of executive sessions for committee meetings . . .

Tags: committee meetings , Jeff Mullis , Senate rules , Steve Henson

Senators urge several changes in session procedures

Senators consider some rules changes that would give them time to read bills before voting on them . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Georgia Senate rules , Jeff Mullis , John Albers , Josh McKoon

Political Notes — Another year, another congressional fight over water rights

Georgia and Alabama senators are back fighting over the water wars dispute between the two states . . .

Tags: Beth Beskin , David Perdue , Georgia Chamber awards , Jeff Mullis , John Meadows , Johnny Isakson , Rick Thompson , water wars

Senate committee okays Super Bowl tax break

Super Bowl sales tax exemption gets Senate committee approval without a single dissenting vote . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Jeff Mullis , Super Bowl tax break

Senate approves fireworks funding legislation

Senate legislation would require fireworks tax revenues to be used only for specified healthcare and public safety purposes . . .

Tags: fireworks taxes , Jeff Mullis

Senate panel merges two religion bills

The Senate will vote later this week on legislation that consolidates two of the ‘religious freedom’ bills introduced in the General Assembly . . .

Tags: FADA , Greg Kirk , Jeff Mullis , pastor protection bill , religious freedom , Steve Henson

Political Notes – Hutcheson Medical Center may reopen after all

Hutcheson Medical Center may be able to resume operations in Northwest Georgia under a proposed management agreement with an Atlanta healthcare firm . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Georgia Republican poll , Helen Kim Ho , Hutcheson Medical Center , Jeff Mullis , John Larkins , Stephanie Cho , Tom Weldon

GHSA is reclassifying the high schools – and lawmakers are watching

Legislators discuss the reclassification of high school athletic teams with representatives of the GHSA . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charlie Bethel , GHSA , high school recruiting , Jeff Mullis , John Meadows , reclassification

Lawmakers try to defuse an explosive issue

Several incidents over the Fourth of July holiday illustrate the violent danger of fireworks — but we legalized them anyway . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Jeff Mullis , legal fireworks