Tag Archives: Jesse Stone

Deal signs garnishment revision bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation overhauling the state’s garnishment laws . . .

Tags: garnishment , Jesse Stone , Marvin Shoob , Nathan Deal

Senate passes garnishment bill, House votes for shoal bass

Georgia Senate passes bill revising the state’s garnishment law; House is expected to do likewise . . .

Tags: Debbie Buckner , garnishment law , Jesse Stone , Mike Cheokas , shoal bass

Political Notes – Religious bills will be front and center on Tuesday

The religious freedom controversy will be dominating activities at the state capitol Tuesday . . .

Tags: Brian Strickland , Debbie Buckner , garnishment law , Jesse Stone , John Stevens , Marco Rubio , religious freedom

Garnishment bill starts moving through the Senate

The Senate begins work on legislation that would rewrite Georgia’s garnishment laws . . .

Tags: garnishment laws , Jesse Stone , Marvin Shoob

Lawmakers agree on fix for state’s garnishment law

A joint House-Senate study committee finalizes its rewrite of Georgia’s current garnishment law . . .

Tags: garnishment law , Jesse Stone , Marvin Shoob , notice , Wendell Willard

Civil forfeiture revision clears the Senate

The Senate passes a House bill that would extensively revise how the civil forfeiture law for contraband seized by law enforcement agencies . . .

Tags: civil forfeiture , contraband , Jesse Stone

Political Notes – All the loose ends are finally tied up in Burke County

Gov. Nathan Deal finally untangles the political situation surrounding a judicial appointment in Burke County; Macon legislator is sued over a real estate deal . . .

Tags: Burke County judgeship , executive appointments , Jackson Cox , James Beverly , Jesse Stone , Nathan Deal , private probation bill

On the campaign trail: Early voting is robust

Early voting brought in more than 206,000 ballots during the first week, according to the secretary of state’s office; Does Jesse Stone want to be a state senator or a judge? . . .

Tags: Burke County judgeship , David Perdue , Diane Evans , early voting , Jesse Stone , Michelle Nunn , outsourcing issue , Senate race , Wall Street Journal

Nunn qualifies for Senate race, finds herself under attack again

Even before she could fill out the qualifying paperwork, Senate candidate Michelle Nunn was being attacked by Georgia Republicans . . .

Tags: Greg Hecht , Jack Murphy , Jesse Stone , John Padgett , Michelle Nunn , Sam Olens , Senate race , state school superintendent