Tag Archives: Kevin Tanner

House passes school improvement bill

House bill is intended to turn around Georgia’s lowest-performing public schools . . .

Tags: Kevin Tanner , school improvement plan

Senate passes its version of the drone bill

Senate adopts a drone bill that is different from the version passed earlier by the House . . .

Tags: drones , Kevin Tanner

‘Pastor protection’ bill passes, more religious bills are on the way

House unanimously adopts bill to give legal protections to ministers who don’t want to perform same-sex marriages . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Kevin Tanner , pastor protection bill , Paul Battles , religious freedom , same-sex marriages

Three ‘religious freedom’ bills are now in play

Georgia lawmakers now have three different “religious freedom” bills to choose from and consider . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Josh McKoon , Kevin Tanner , religious freedom

Legislation being readied on the use of drones

Georgia lawmakers will introduce a bill that would tighten up on the use of drones, but would not require state registration of the flying machines . . .

Tags: drones , Kevin Tanner , legislative study committee , registration , restrictions

Lawmaker sees drones as business opportunity, not just a public safety issue

Rep. Kevin Tanner wants Georgia to take advantage of the business development opportunities that the drone industry offers . . .

Tags: business development , drones , Kevin Tanner

It came from the sky: lawmakers look at regulating drones

Georgia legislators consider introducing a bill that would regulate and restrict the use of drones by public and private operators . . .

Tags: ACCG , drones , House study committee , Kevin Tanner , Vernon Keenan

College students see their idea become law

An idea that started as a class project at Brenau University became a special needs bill that was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday . . .

Tags: Brenau University , David Miller , Kevin Tanner , military families , Nathan Deal , special needs scholarships

Pardons & Parole Board secrecy bill clears the House

The Board of Pardons and Paroles will have to start releasing more information to the public about its decisions under a bill moving through the Legislature . . .

Tags: board decisions , Board of Pardons and Paroles , Kevin Tanner , public records

Political Notes:  Obama’s Keystone veto gets the complaints flowing

Georgia’s GOP congressmen blast President Obama for his veto of the Keystone pipeline construction bill . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , employer tax credits , Georgia congressmen , Kevin Tanner , Keystone pipeline