Tag Archives: Matt Hatchett

Hatchett named to Jekyll Island oversight committee

Rep. Matt Hatchett will replace Jay Roberts on the legislative oversight committee for Jekyll Island . . .

Tags: Jekyll Island , Matt Hatchett , oversight committee

Ralston, without opposition, will be speaker for another tem

House Republicans caucused Monday to reelect Speaker David Ralston, Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, and other members of the House leadership . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , David Ralston , House Republicans , Jan Jones , Joe Wilkinson , Larry O\'Neal , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Regina Quick

House Republicans condemn author of sex offender bill

Lawmaker who sponsored bill allowing sex offenders in schools is condemned by his Republican colleagues . . .

Tags: Larry O\'Neal , loitering bill , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Sam Moore , sex offenders

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

Hatchett elected chairman of House GOP caucus

House Republicans elect three new caucus officers: Reps. Matt Hatchett, Sam Teasley and Matt Ramsey . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Democratic party , dubose porter , House Republican Caucus , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Sam Teasley

Deal signs two environmental bills

Gov. Deal signs bill strengthening the state’s regulation of scrap tire dumps . . .

Tags: Board of Natural Resources , DNR Foundation , Matt Hatchett , Nathan Deal , Randy Nix , scrap tires

House reauthorizes hazardous waste trust fund fee

House passes bill that will reauthorize the hazardous waste trust fund fee for another five years . . .

Tags: DNR Foundation , hazardous waste trust fund , Jay Powell B , Matt Hatchett , Natural Resources Board

Political Notes – After passing ethics revision bill, lawmakers confront real-world ethics question

House members have to grapple with ethics questions after passing an ethics revision bill . . .

Tags: Bill Jones , conflicts of interest , Debbie Buckner , DNR board , ethics , fee diversions , Jay Powell , John Albers , Matt Hatchett

‘Dead peasants’ insurance for state employees? Not in Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal signs several bills dealing with public pension funds and the administration of state agencies . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Howard Maxwell , life insurance coverage , Mark Burkhalter , Matt Hatchett , Nathan Deal , pension funds , purchase and bidding limits , retirement systems , survivor benefits