Tag Archives: Matt Ramsey

Casino gambling bill hits the jackpot in committee

Legislation to legalize casino gambling is voted out by the House Regulated Industries Committee . . .

Tags: casino gambling , HOPE funding , Matt Ramsey

Political Notes – Senate passes abortion alternative bill

Thursday was a busy day for lawmakers in both the Senate and the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: banking law revision , boat dealers , Carl Rogers , Lee Hawkins , life insurance disclosures , Matt Ramsey , pregnancy resource centers , Renee Unterman , Stephen Allison

House bill would link college tuition to inflation

House members want to put a lid on college tuition increases . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Matt Ramsey , rate of inflation , tuition increases

How Delta may get its tax break back

House members introduce bill to restore the jet fuel tax exemption for Delta Air Lines . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , jet fuel tax exemption , Joe Wilkinson , Matt Ramsey

Gambling industry sees a big payout in Atlanta

Casino and race track operators tell legislators there’s a lot of money to be made by legalizing gambling in Georgia . . .

Tags: casino gambling , Georgia Horseracing Coalition , Georgia legislative committees , horse racing , Matt Ramsey , MGM Resorts , National Thoroughbred Racing Association , Ron Stephens

Political Notes: House GOP appoints its ‘whip’ team

House Republicans announce the members of their ‘whip’ team for the 2015 legislative session; Ga. Supreme Court won’t stop next week’s execution of Warren Lee Hill . . .

Tags: Delta Air Lines , Dorothy Pelote , execution date , Georgia Supreme Court , GOP whip team , Jekyll Island Authority , Matt Ramsey , Osmose Utilities

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

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

Ralston will get another term as House speaker

Rep. David Ralston will return as House speaker next year, along with other leaders in the House Republican caucus . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , House Republicans , Jan Jones , Larry O\'Neal , Matt Ramsey