Tag Archives: Michael Williams

Political Notes – CEOs bail on Trump, but Fanning says they shouldn’t

Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning doesn’t necessarily agree that CEOs should be resigning from Donald Trump’s advisory councils . . .

Tags: craft brewers , Donald Trump , Michael Williams , Nathan Deal , Safavieh , Stone Mountain , Tom Fanning

Political Notes — Trump’s guy in Georgia issues a stronger statement than Trump

Sen. Michael Williams, perhaps the most fervent Georgia supporter of Donald Trump, condemns the white nationalist violence that happened in Charlottesville last weekend . . .

Tags: Brian Strickland , Joe Chapman , Michael Williams , white nationalists

Political Notes — The Morris family is easing out of the newspaper business

Billy Morris and Morris Communications are selling off the family-owned newspapers in Georgia . . .

Tags: Clay Tippins , Cobb County judgeship , Doug Collins town hall , Michael Williams , Morris Communications , Roger Stone , Tim Golden

Political Notes — Cancer Society calls for cigarette tax hike

Citing the high incidence of lung cancer in Georgia and other southern states, the American Cancer Society calls for an increase of at least $1.50 per pack in the state’s tobacco tax . . .

Tags: American Cancer Society , DECAL , Dog the Bounty Hunter , Michael Williams , Pre-K program , tobacco tax

Political Notes — John Lewis gives nod to Abrams for governor

Congressman John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams over Stacey Evans in the race for the Democratic nomination for governor . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District race , John Lewis , Michael Williams , Stacey Abrams

Georgia has its own mini-Trump

In his race for governor, state Sen. Michael Williams wants to do at the state level what Donald Trump did at the national level . . .

Tags: governor\'s race , Michael Williams

Williams bashes Cagle over pay proposal, won’t provide documentation for his charges

State Sen. Michael Williams goes on the attack against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, one of his rivals in the race for governor . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , governor\'s race , Michael Williams

Williams is self-funding his campaign for governor

State Sen. Michael Williams is the biggest self-funder in Georgia politics this year, pumping $1 million of his own money into his gubernatorial campaign . . .

Tags: campaign finances , David Shafer , Michael Williams , Stacey Evans

GOP delegates elect Watson as state chairman

Georgia Republicans elect John Watson as the new state party chairman for the next two years . . .

Tags: Georgia Republican convention , John Watson , Michael Williams

Political Notes – Republicans gather to elect new chairman

GOP delegates will elect a replacement for outgoing party chairman John Padgett at the state convention in Augusta . . .

Tags: distracted driving study committee , Georgia Republican Party , Jason Carter , Michael Williams