Tag Archives: Michael Williams

Political Notes – AG’s office squeezes $221,000 out of title pawn lender

First American reaches a settlement over allegations it violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act . . .

Tags: Britt Grant , Chris Carr , David Perdue , First American title pawns , Michael Williams , pay raises

Political Notes – Republicans will move to stop Democratic poaching

The loss of three legislative seats to Democrats has Republican legislators scrambling to change the state’s election laws . . .

Tags: Alcon , Hunter Hill , Josh McKoon , jungle primaries , Michael Williams

Political Notes — In show of support for mass shootings, Williams will give away a bump stock

State Sen. Michael Williams likes the bump stocks so much he’s giving one way . . .

Tags: bump stocks , Confederate streets , Georgia DOT , mass shootings , Michael Williams

Williams accuses AJC of pushing ‘fake poll’ for Cagle

The Michael Williams campaign goes after Casey Cagle by attacking the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . . .

Tags: Atlanta Journal-Constitution , Casey Cagle , Michael Williams

Cherokee Co. tells Sen. Williams he can’t protest at school

The Cherokee County school system will beef up police presence to keep Sen. Michael Williams from staging a protest at a high school . . .

Tags: Cherokee County school system , 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