Tag Archives: Lynne Riley

Lawmakers are taking aim at the revenue department

Controversies over the agency’s administration ensure that legislators will be take a close look at revenue department activities in the upcoming General Assembly session . . .

Tags: administrative rules , beer wholesalers , craft brewers , David Ralston , Hunter Hill , Jay Powell , Lynne Riley , revenue department , sales tax refunds , Trey Kelley

Political Notes – Deal may be sending a signal on rideshare legislation

Gov. Deal offers a hint of where he might stand on the issue of regulating ridesharing services; Rep. Phil Gingrey donates his congressional papers to Kennesaw State . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Bob Guhl , Common Cause Georgia , Georgia Chamber , Jack Nix , Juvenile Justice , kennesaw state , Lynne Riley , Nathan Deal , Phil Gingrey , rideshare services , Wyc Orr

Five candidates qualify for Riley’s House seat

The special election to replace Lynne Riley in the Georgia House attracts five qualifiers . . .

Tags: Georgia House , Lynne Riley , Special Election

Special election called for Jan. 6 to replace Rep. Lynne Riley

Secretary of State Brian Kemp sets a special election for Jan. 6 to decide the replacement for state Rep. Lynne Riley . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Lynne Riley , Special Election

Political Notes – Isakson will make it official that he’s in

Sen. Johnny Isakson to announce his 2016 candidacy at the capitol next Monday; House Republicans give thanks for some close victories last week . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Cynthia Becker , Gerald Greene , House Republicans , Johnny Isakson , Kelly Stewart , Lynne Riley , medical marijuana , Micah Gravley , Mike Cheokas , minimum wage increase

Deal begins shuffling agency heads, names Riley revenue commissioner

Deal picks state Rep. Lynne Riley to be the revenue commissioner during his second term as governor . . .

Tags: Doug MacGinnitie , Lynne Riley , Nathan Deal , revenue commissioner

On the campaign trail: Senate camps ping-pong on equal pay issue

Senate candidates Michelle Nunn and David Perdue do battle over the issue of equal pay for female employees; Judge Michael Boggs’ nomination to the federal bench appears to be dead in the water . . .

Tags: David Perdue , equal pay , funding terrorists , judicial nomination , Lynne Riley , Michael Boggs , Michelle Nunn , Nan Orrock , NFIB , Sam Olens , Senate race

Political Notes – Riley is Deal’s new floor leader in the House

Rep. Lynne Riley replaces Rep. Matt Hatchett as one of Gov. Deal’s floor leaders in the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , executive orders , governor's website , House floor leaders , Lynne Riley , Matt Hatchett , Nathan Deal , State Elections Board , Toyo Tires , veterans licenses

Political Notes – Not all GOP legislators are with Newt

While some of Georgia’s Republican lawmakers are backing Newt Gingrich, here’s a handy reminder from those who are not . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , birthers , Brian Kemp , Fred Thompson , Lynne Riley , Michael Malihi , Mitt Romney , Nathan Deal , Newt Gingrich , Savannah , Tom Bordeaux