Tag Archives: Jekyll Island

Deal will spend $4 million on Jekyll Island rehab

Deal transfers money from his emergency fund to pay for restoration work on the hurricane-ravaged island . . .

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Political Notes — Six years on, Oxendine case will be back before the ethics commission

An ethics case involving former insurance commissioner John Oxendine is scheduled to go before the state ethics commission in December — more than six years after the initial complaint was filed . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Doug Chalmers , garnishment law , Jekyll Island , John Oxendine , Marvin Shoob , Sam Olens , State Ethics Commission

Hatchett named to Jekyll Island oversight committee

Rep. Matt Hatchett will replace Jay Roberts on the legislative oversight committee for Jekyll Island . . .

Tags: Jekyll Island , Matt Hatchett , oversight committee

Deal signs tax break for video games; video game firm lays off workers anyway

Gov. Deal signed several bills Monday, including one that extends or reinstates tax breaks for video game companies and other businesses . . .

Tags: bill signings , business tax breaks , Jekyll Island , Nathan Deal , tax credits , video game companies , wildlife vehicle tags

Deal to sign Jekyll Island, tax break bills next week

Gov. Nathan Deal will put his signature on bills setting limits on the future development of Jekyll Island, as well as legislation providing business tax breaks . . .

Tags: bill signings , Jekyll Island , Nathan Deal , tax breaks

House gives final passage to Jekyll development bill

Legislation limiting the future commercial development of Jekyll Island is adopted by the state House and sent to Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: commercial development , Jekyll Island

House, Senate pass Jekyll development bills

Bills that would cap commercial development on Jekyll Island have now been adopted by both legislative chambers . . .

Tags: Jekyll Island , new development

Jekyll development bill moves closer to floor vote

Bills setting limits on the future commercial development of Jekyll Island are moving in both the House and Senate . . .

Tags: commercial development , Jekyll Island , Pierre Howard , Ross Tolleson , Stephanie Stuckey Benfield

Jekyll development bill moving swiftly through committee

House subcommittee gives its approval to bill capping the number of acres on Jekyll Island that can be commercially developed . . .

Tags: commercial development , Jekyll Island

Legislative cap on Jekyll development introduced

Legislation is introduced in the House to determine how much of Jekyll Island will be open to new commercial development . . .

Tags: commercial development , Jekyll Island , Mark Hamilton