Tag Archives: MAG

Political Notes — Wise will leave PSC after delivering one last vote for Vogtle

Stan Wise says he will step down from the Public Service Commission early next year . . .

Tags: ACCG , Brian Kemp , Hunter Hill , MAG , Plant Vogtle , Stan Wise

Political Notes — Opponents of school takeover amendment are leading in poll

Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover plan is losing support in a new poll commissioned by WSB-TV . . .

Tags: Amendment 1 , Daniel Defense , MAG , Nathan Deal , school takeover plan

Political Notes – Isakson, Perdue can’t quite stop sanctuary cities

Georgia senators try to push through an anti-immigrant bill, but Senate Democrats successfully block it with a filibuster . . .

Tags: Bear Creek reservoir , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , MAG , Newton County Commission , sanctuary cities

Political Notes – Georgia’s uninsured rate drops slightly, but is still among highest

Georgia’s percentage of residents without health insurance declined slightly, but the state still has one of the highest such rates in the nation . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , health insurance exchanges , MAG , Medicaid expansion , prescription drug abuse , uninsured

Deal names MAG director to head DCH

Nathan Deal will appoint David Cook, head of the powerful physicians’ group, the Medical Association of Georgia, as the new commissioner of the Department of Community Health . . .

Tags: Bart Gobeil , David Cook , DCH , MAG , Nathan Deal , Stephanie Mayfield