Tag Archives: licensing boards

Deal assumes more authority over licensing boards

A new state law gives Gov. Nathan Deal the authority to review and veto decisions made by the state’s 40-plus professional licensing boards . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , executive overview , licensing boards , Nathan Deal

House, Senate clear out long calendars on Friday

The House and Senate worked through lengthy calendars of bills as they prepared for “crossover day” on Monday . . .

Tags: billboards , fireworks , Georgia House , Georgia Senate , licensing boards , nursing home investors , Super Bowl tax break , teacher evaluations

Nursing board chief says lack of money puts Georgians at risk

Legislative committee hears complaints that licensing boards can’t protect the public because they don’t have enough resources . . .

Tags: Barry Cranfill , Board of Nursing , Brian Kemp , Ed Rynders , licensing boards

Committee reviews operations of licensing boards

A House study committee takes suggestions on what the state’s licensing boards need to improve their operations . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Ed Rynders , licensing boards , study committee

Political Notes – Kemp could lose two licensing boards

Legislators have been chopping away various parts of Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office — and Kemp is objecting . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Brian Kemp , Charlie Bethel , DeKalb school board , Ed Lindsey , Falcons stadium , licensing boards , marijuana , pharmacists , Ron Ramsey , unions , vaccinations

Political Notes – Those new jobs come with a price tag

Georgia should see many new jobs created by the opening of a Caterpillar plant in the Athens area, but those jobs will come at a cost to taxpayers . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Caterpillar plant , Georgia Nurses Association , Georgia primary , licensing boards , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Rick Santorum , Sistie Hudson