Tag Archives: league of women voters

Political Notes — Trump can count on a loyal Georgia delegation

Georgia’s Republican congressmen are voting with Trump nearly all of the time . . .

Tags: 7th Congressional District , Donald Trump , Georgia congressional delegation , league of women voters

Political Notes – LWV urges Deal to investigate voter data breach

The League of Women Voters says the governor should launch an independent probe of Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s release of sensitive voter data . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Ralston , House communications office , league of women voters , Nathan Deal , voter data

Revised campaign law needs more revisions, ethics coalition says

A coalition of ethics groups said there are still some problem areas with the state’s campaign disclosure law that need to be fixed . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , Bryan Long , campaign disclosure law , Clint Murphy , Common Cause , Elizabeth Poythress , Josh McKoon , league of women voters

Political Notes: Drinking and rafting? The House says ‘yes’

You could legally drink and raft under a bill passed Tuesday by the Georgia House . . .

Tags: boating under the influence , early voting reduction , Eddie Lumsden , GHA , highway congestion , league of women voters , Mark Hamilton , transportation tax

Calling out potential voters on registration day

Georgians are urged to register to vote on National Voter Registration Day . . .

Tags: AALAC , Brian Kemp , Georgia Equality , Helen Kim Ho , Jeff Graham , league of women voters , Stacey Abrams , voter registration

Political Notes – Churches okay buyouts for stadium’s ‘south site’

Both churches located on the proposed site for a new Atlanta Falcons stadium have agreed to be bought out so they can relocate . . .

Tags: arthur blank , atlanta falcons , CREW , DeKalb County cities , football stadium , georgia dome , Juvenile Justice , league of women voters , Obamacare , Paul Broun , Ted Cruz , Tom Graves , World Congress Center

Political Notes — Latino voter growth continues to surge

The number of Latino voters in Georgia is now nearing the 200,000 level . . .

Tags: GALEO , Georgia 400 , Georgia electorate , Keith Golden , Latino voters , league of women voters , Sam Olens , SRTA , toll booths , Voting Rights Act

Political Notes – Common Core is the latest conspiracy cause

Common Core curriculum standards are at the heart of a growing conspiracy theory espoused by Georgia politicians . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Ayers , Common Core standards , communists , Ed Lindsey , league of women voters , Muslim terrorists , Sam Olens , Sonny Perdue , State Charter Schools Commission

Political Notes – Drought? What are you talking about?

Georgia’s drought conditions are catching the attention of environmentalists and the media but not the governor’s office, where Nathan Deal so far has not declared a drought . . .

Tags: charter school amendment , Drought , fee diversion , Joshua's Law , league of women voters , Nathan Deal , revenue department , Sonny Perdue , tax refund scheme

Coalition makes another try at ethics law revision

A coalition of ethics advocates is making another attempt to get legislation passed that will place limits on what lobbyists can spend to influence legislators . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , Georgia Watch , Josh McKoon , league of women voters , legislative ethics , lobbyists , Tea Party , Tommy Smith