Tag Archives: Judicial Council of Georgia

Political Notes — Georgia’s still listed as a tossup state

A new batch of polls in the presidential race shows that Georgia is still close enough to be ranked as a tossup state . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Judicial Council of Georgia , presidential polls , Sonny Perdue

New judgeship recommended for Clayton County

Legislators will be asked to pass a bill adding another Superior Court judgeship to the Clayton Judicial Circuit . . .

Tags: Judicial Council of Georgia , new judgeship

Political Notes – GPA cites expansion of the state’s ports

GPA Director Curtis Foltz notes growth of cargo moving through the state’s ports, says capacity will double within 10 years . . .

Tags: Curtis Foltz , GPA , Judicial Council of Georgia , Port of Savannah

Political Notes – Moody AFB finds a new training mission

The Air Force assigns a new training mission to Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta . . .

Tags: domestic violence grants , Judicial Council of Georgia , Moody Air Force Base , Stacey Kalberman , State Ethics Commission

Political Notes – Kingston and the long hello

Jack Kingston is announcing — and announcing and announcing — that he is officially running for the U.S. Senate; state Rep. Jeff Chapman may run for Kingston’s 1st District House seat . . .

Tags: Administrative Office of the Courts , Buddy Carter , Gary Gerrard , Jack Kingston , Jeff Chapman , Judicial Council of Georgia , Senate race

Political Notes – State sells bonds at top rating

Georgia maintains a AAA bond rating as it sells its latest tranche of debt instruments . . .

Tags: Blake Aued , bond rating , ethics reform pledge , Judicial Council of Georgia , lobbyist spending cap , Nathan Deal , Southern Center for Human Rights

Judicial Council recommends 6 new judgeships

An advisory council of state judges says the General Assembly should consider creating six new Superior Court judgeships to help handle growing caseloads . . .

Tags: Judicial Council of Georgia , Justice Carol Hunstein , Superior Court judgeships