Tag Archives: Jim Butterworth

Bryson to replace Butterworth at GEMHSA

Homer Bryson moves from the corrections department to become director of Georgia’s emergency management agency . . .

Tags: GEMHSA , Greg Dozier , Homer Bryson , Jim Butterworth , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – For Isakson, the show will go on

Sen. Johnny Isakson will proceed with a visit to the University of Georgia despite cracking three of his ribs . . .

Tags: Jim Butterworth , Johnny Isakson , state settlement , UGA visit , whistleblower lawsuit

Political Notes – The demise of the school voucher bill

Sen. Chip Rogers still can’t get his school voucher bill passed; how did the pollsters’ findings compare with the actual results of the Georgia primary? . . .

Tags: Amos Amerson , Chip Rogers , Georgia primary , Jim Butterworth , Joe Jarrard , Nan Orrock , Nathan Deal , National Guard , offshore jobs , polling firms , Ralph Hudgens , school vouchers

Carter, Bethel get committee chairmanships

Buddy Carter and Charlie Bethel are given committee chairmanships in the Georgia Senate, replacing two recently resigned legislators . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , Charlie Bethel , committee chairmanships , Georgia Senate , Jim Butterworth , Mitch Seabaugh , Tommie Williams

Deal names Jarrard deputy adjutant general

Gov. Nathan Deal, who sparked turmoil within the top ranks of the Georgia National Guard by replacing Terry Nesbitt as adjutant general, appoints retired Army officer Joe Jarrard as deputy adjutant general of the Army National Guard . . .

Tags: adjutant general , georgia national guard , Jim Butterworth , Joe Jarrard , Nathan Deal , Terry Nesbitt

Political Notes – Cagle, Black get on the Perry bandwagon

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black endorse Rick Perry in the race for the GOP presidential nomination; more candidates jump into state Senate races; a new Senate floor leader for Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Casey Cagle , Doug Stoner , Gary Black , Jim Butterworth , John Wilkinson , Josh Belinfante , Ralph Hudgens , Rick Perry

Political Notes – Austin’s running in a race not yet scheduled

State Rep. Rick Austin says he will run in the special election to replace Sen. Jim Butterworth, soon to become the state’s new adjutant general . . .

Tags: Atlanta public schools , Beverly Hall , cheating scandal , DOT , georgia national guard , Jim Butterworth , Rick Austin , Sam Wellborn , Vance Smith

Deal names Butterworth as adjutant general

State Sen. Jim Butterworth will assume command of the state’s Air and Army National Guard units; he will step down from his seat in the Senate . . .

Tags: 9th District congressional race , adjutant general , Doug Collins , Jim Butterworth , Nathan Deal , National Guard

Political Notes – The shuffling of candidates continues

The drawing of an open congressional district in northeast Georgia is having a ripple effect on state politics as candidates get into or out of the race . . .

Tags: Doug Collins , Jim Butterworth , Lee Hawkins , Nathan Deal , Phil Kent , Sonny Perdue , Steve Tarvin , Tim Echols , Tom Graves

Senate GOP will focus on six issues

Republican leaders will focus their efforts on jobs, HOPE scholarships and immigration control this year . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Chip Rogers , Fran Millar , Jim Butterworth , Senate Republicans