Tag Archives: Josh Belinfante

On the campaign trail: Which candidates walk the walk on ethics issues?

Legislators take varying positions in a matter of weeks on the lobbyist spending cap issue . . .

Tags: Common Cause Georgia , ethics revision , Hunter Hill , Josh Belinfante , Josh McKoon , Ken Britt , lobbyist spending cap , Michael Smith , Tea Party Patriots , Tommie Williams

Political Notes — Qualifying completed for two House elections

Seven candidates have qualified for the Feb. 7 special elections to replace resigned legislators Len Walker and Gloria Tinubu . . .

Tags: Bibb County Democratic Party , Doug Stoner , Gloria Tinubu , Hunter Hill , Josh Belinfante , Legislative electins , Len Walker , Senate District 6

OIG report says Deal wasn’t involved in ethics staff dismissals

The inspector general’s office concludes that Gov. Nathan Deal was not involved in the controversial departure of two ethics commission staffers last summer . . .

Tags: campaign finances , Deron Hicks , ethics complaints , inspector general's office , Josh Belinfante , Kent Alexander , Kevin Abernathy , Nathan Deal , Patrick Millsaps , Sherilyn Streicker , Stacey Kalberman , State Ethics Commission , U.S. Attorney

Political Notes – Cain-mentum in the Florida straw poll

Herman Cain wins a straw poll in Florida, raises doubts about the strength of Rick Perry’s presidential candidacy; a Republican lawmaker doesn’t like the Republican-drawn House map . . .

Tags: Beth Beskin , Doug Stoner , Florida straw poll , Georgia House redistricting plan , Herman Cain , Josh Belinfante , Martin Scott , Rick Perry , Sam Olens , Stacey Abrams , state Senate race , water wars

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