Tag Archives: JQC

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

Political Notes — Group starts late drive against JQC amendment

Civil rights group urge defeat of the constitutional amendment that would abolish the Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , constitutional amendment , JQC , kennesaw state , Sam Olens

JQC member concedes: ‘We blew it’

Richard Hyde testifies at length to a House study committee on the workings of the Judicial Qualifications Commission and its handling of complaints against two judges . . .

Tags: Johnnie Caldwell Jr. , JQC , Richard Hyde , Wendell Willard

House panel kicks off JQC hearings; ‘We’re not trying to destroy the commission’

Rep. Wendell Willard holds the first of several contentious hearings on the activities of the Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Jeff Davis , JQC , Mark Dehler , Wendell Willard