Tag Archives: John Oxendine

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

Political Notes – It all kicks off this week in the run for president

The real primary season for the presidency will be launched this week with the Fox debates televised from Cleveland . . .

Tags: Brian Robinson , Fox debates , health insurance consolidation , John Oxendine , Nathan Deal , Republican candidates

Medical clinics sue Blue Cross in dispute over insurance rates

A group of medical clinics and surgery centers tries to file a class action lawsuit against Blue Cross in a dispute over out-of-network payments and premiums . . .

Tags: Anthem , Blue Cross , insurance premiums , John Oxendine , out-of-network providers

Political Notes – Does America’s nuclear future rest on Vogtle project?

The fate of nuclear energy in America could depend upon Georgia Power’s success — or lack thereof — in building nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, says a New York Times article . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , Coca-Cola Co. , Georgia Power , Georgia Watch , John Albers , John Oxendine , Josh McKoon , Middle Georgia State College , nuclear energy , Plant Vogtle

Political Notes – Deal reappoints Oxendine ally to GWCC board

Delos Yancey III, who was caught up in a controversy involving contributions to John Oxendine’s campaign for governor, is named to another term on the board of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority . . .

Tags: Augusta , Chattahoochee Riverkeeper , Delos Yancey , Georgia Regents University , GWCC , John Oxendine , Nathan Deal , Sally Bethea

Ga. Supreme Court rules for State Farm, says Oxendine exceeded his authority

Georgia Supreme Court rules for State Farm in an insurance case and says former insurance commissioner John Oxendine “exceeded his authority” in writing a regulation . . .

Tags: Georgia Supreme Court , homeowners insurance , John Oxendine , State Farm , statute of limitations on lawsuits , theft losses

Ethics panel finally moves to a hearing on Oxendine’s contributions

Three years later, the state ethics commission moves forward with an administrative hearing into disputed campaign contributions to former insurance commissioner John Oxendine . . .

Tags: administrative hearing , complaints , disputed contributions , John Oxendine , Nathan Deal , State Ethics Commission

Political Notes: Perdue appointees endorse Barnes

Two sheriffs appointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue to the state Board of Corrections are endorsing Perdue’s political enemy Roy Barnes in the race for governor; female legislators take a media swing around Georgia on behalf of Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: John Oxendine , karen handel , Nathan Deal , Preston Smith , roy barnes , Sam Olens , Sonny Perdue

Some people just shouldn’t make predictions

A look at some of the goofier predictions being made prior to the primary election . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Eric Johnson , John Oxendine , karen handel , Nathan Deal

Political Notes: It’s not the first time GOP has outvoted Dems

Was Tuesday the first time more Republicans than Democrats voted in a Georgia primary election? No . . .

Tags: Fran Millar , John Oxendine , Nathan Deal , roy barnes , tax pledge , wine tasting