Tag Archives: Mark Hamilton

Hamilton resigns from the House of Representatives

Rep. Mark Hamilton steps down as a legislator because he is moving to Nashville . . .

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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

Hamilton proposes school voucher bill

Rep. Mark Hamilton proposes the provision of private school vouchers through “education savings accounts” . . .

Tags: Earl Erhhart , education savings accounts , Mark Hamilton , private school vouchers

This time they did it right

Gov. Nathan Deal vetoes a really bad bill and signs a really good bill to wrap up his actions on this year’s pile of legislation . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: HOPE Grants , Mark Hamilton , Nathan Deal , private probation firms , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

Deal will veto private probation bill

Legislation benefiting the private probation industry will be vetoed by Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Mark Hamilton , Nathan Deal , private probation firms , state audit

Deal signs bill barring jobless benefits to school workers

New state law will prevent contract school employees from applying for unemployment benefits when schools aren’t in session . . .

Tags: contract school workers , Georgia AFL-CIO , Mark Hamilton , Nathan Deal , unemployment benefits

Political Notes – Hamilton argues for his private probation bill

Rep. Mark Hamilton tries to save his private probation bill from a gubernatorial veto . . .

Tags: Charles Walker , Chuck Clay , Danny Craig , dubose porter , Herman Russell , Mark Hamilton , private probation firms , Stacey Abrams

House passes bill barring jobless benefits for school workers

Rep. Mark Hamilton’s bill cutting off jobless benefits to some school workers is passed by the House and sent to the Senate . . .

Tags: Georgia AFL-CIO , Mark Butler , Mark Hamilton , school workers , unemployment benefits

House panel okays bill cutting jobless benefits to school workers

Legislation to prohibit school employees from applying for unemployment benefits during the summer break is passed by a House committee . . .

Tags: Charlie Flemming , Georgia AFL-CIO , Mark Butler , Mark Hamilton , school employees , unemployment benefits

Legislative cap on Jekyll development introduced

Legislation is introduced in the House to determine how much of Jekyll Island will be open to new commercial development . . .

Tags: commercial development , Jekyll Island , Mark Hamilton