Tag Archives: JQC

Political Notes – Ayers is out of the governor’s race

GOP political operative Nick Ayers gets a significant White House promotion, an indication he will not run for governor next year . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Casey Cagle , JQC , Municipal Court Judges , Nick Ayers

Supreme Court names four new members of JQC

The Georgia Supreme Court announces its appointments to the restructured Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Georgia Supreme Court , JQC

Political Notes — 6th District race nearly at $40 million

Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel — with the help of independent PACs — continue to break all the records for a congressional race . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District , AJC poll , David Ralston , Jon Ossoff , JQC , karen handel

House passes bill requiring insurance agent commissions

House bill will requires carriers to pay commissions to each insurance agent that sells health benefits plans . . .

Tags: commissions , health benefits plans , insurance agents , JQC

Bills would allow retail sales by brewers, distillers

Brewers and distillers could potentially get into retail sales under legislation introduced in the House and Senate . . .

Tags: craft brewers , distillers , GBWA , JQC , retail sales , Wendell Willard

Political Notes — History repeats itself as Ralston appoints Hyde to JQC

Richard Hyde, the chief investigator for the old Judicial Qualifications Commission, has been appointed to the new version of the JQC . . .

Tags: City of Atlanta bribery , David Ralston , federal prosecutors , JQC , Nathan Deal , Richard Hyde , Scott Walker , Stefan Passantino

Political Notes – Committee snub won’t stop another ‘religious freedom’ bill, lawmaker says

The supporter of a ‘religious liberty’ bill says he still plans to keep pushing for it, despite loss of a committee chairmanship . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , certificate of need , CTCA , Josh McKoon , JQC , Linde Group , religious freedom , WellStar

Supreme Court smacks down JQC over open courtrooms issue

The Georgia Supreme Court orders the Judicial Qualifications Commission, which will be terminated at the end of December, to reconsider one of its advisory opinions . . .

Tags: Georgia Supreme Court , JQC , private courtrooms

Political Notes — State saves some money with a bond refi

Georgia takes advantage of low interest rates by selling off some outstanding state bonds and saving $152 million . . .

Tags: Carl Rogers , David Ralston , early voting , Josh McKoon , JQC , Lanier Tech , Nathan Deal , state bonds refinancing

Self replaces Weaver on JQC

Macon Judge Tripp Self replaces Judge Brenda Weaver on the Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Ga. Supreme Court , JQC , Tripp Self