Tag Archives: McKenna Long

Political Notes – Tyrone Brooks steps down after 35 years in the House

One of Georgia’s longest-serving legislators, Tyrone Brooks, resigned his seat in the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Emory University , fraud charges , McKenna Long , Tyrone Brooks , undocumented students

Political Notes – Signs of life on the ethics commission

The state ethics commission schedules its first meeting in a while, indicating some signs of life at the controversy-plagued agency . . .

Tags: Billy Linville , Glenn Dowling , Israel trip , McKenna Long , State Ethics Commission , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Despite the battle in Washington, the insurance exchanges open

Congressional Republicans were unable to repeal or delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , government shutdown , Harry Reid , health insurance exchanges , Josh McKoon , McKenna Long , Obamacare , Ralph Hudgens , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Deal says DeKalb schools can ‘move forward’

Federal judge’s order will allow Gov. Nathan Deal to appoint six replacement members of the DeKalb County school board . . .

Tags: Atlanta Gas Light , DeKalb school board , jobless benefits , Labor Department , McKenna Long , Nathan Deal , PSC , Richard Story , State Archives

Political Notes – Boehner, once again, is elected House speaker

Ohio Rep. John Boehner is elected to another term as speaker of the U.S. House; a gubernatorial decision is pending on indicted Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill . . .

Tags: John Barrow , John Boehner , Johnny Isakson , McKenna Long , Nathan Deal , Renee Unterman , Sam Olens , Tharon Johnson , Tom Price , Victor Hill

Political Notes – Special session gets underway

The special legislative session on redistricting begins with a tribute to a deceased House member . . .

Tags: Bobby Franklin , Douglas Pullen , General Assembly , McKenna Long , special session , tri-state water dispute