Tag Archives: Jon Burns

Political Notes – Transportation roundtable set for next week

Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster comes to Atlanta to discuss the region’s transportation infrastructure needs . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Bill Shuster , Jon Burns , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , Palmetto Pipeline , Rob Woodall , transportation infrastructure

Burns elected House majority leader

House Republicans replace former majority leader Larry O’Neal with Rep. Jon Burns (R-Newington) . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , House Republicans , Jon Burns , Larry O\'Neal , Mike Dudgeon

Political Notes – Peake’s in majority leader race also

Rep. Allen Peake joins Rep. Jon Burns in the competition to replace House Majority Leader Larry O’Neal . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Delta Air Lines , Jon Burns , Larry O\'Neal , South Carolina excise tax

House GOP Caucus to pick new majority leader

House Republicans will caucus May 11 to elect a successor to majority leader Larry O’Neal . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , House GOP , Jon Burns , Larry O\'Neal , majority leader

O’Neal may step down as House majority leader

Legislative sources say Rep. Larry O’Neal will announce soon that he is stepping down as majority leader, one of the most powerful positions in the House . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , David Ralston , House majority leader , Jon Burns , Larry O\'Neal

House approves extension of film industry credit

Legislation to extend a state income tax credit for the film and video production industry passes the House of Representatives and heads to the state Senate . . .

Tags: film tax credit , Jon Burns

House panel votes out latest version of transportation bill

The House Transportation Committee approves the latest version of the highway funding bill; next step is a vote on the House floor . . .

Tags: highway construction , Jay Roberts , Jon Burns , Keisha Waites , Tommy Benton , transportation tax

Political Notes — UGA moving to a whiter, less-diverse student body

The number (and percentage) of non-caucasian freshmen students at the University of Georgia drops significantly this year . . .

Tags: Bill Byrne , black students , Board of Regents , Cobb County , Colleen Kiernan , Georgia Regents University , Jekyll Island , Jon Burns , Latino students , Mark Hamilton , new city , Sierra Club , T-SPLOST , university of georgia

Lawmakers urge more action on Ogeechee cleanup

A group of lawmakers from southeast Georgia send a letter to EPD Director Jud Turner asking him to institute stronger measures to clean up the Ogeechee River . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , chemical spill , fish kill , Jon Burns , King America , Ogeechee River

Anderson to run in 12th Congressional District

State Rep. Lee Anderson (R-Grovetown) confirmed he’s running for the 12th Congressional District seat . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Ben Harbin , Greg Goggans , John Barrow , Jon Burns , Lee Anderson , Tommie Williams