Tag Archives: Nan Orrock

Senate passes bill to punish ‘sanctuary campus’

Senate passes bill to cut off state funding to campuses that would try to shield undocumented immigrants from deportation . . .

Tags: elena parent , Emanuel Jones , Nan Orrock , sanctuary campus

Senate committee okays ‘sanctuary campus’ bill

Senate Higher Education Committee gives a “do pass” recommendation to Earl Ehrhart’s ‘sanctuary campus’ bill . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , immigrant students , Nan Orrock , sanctuary campus

Senate passes hybridized religious bill

The consolidated ‘religious freedom’ bill is passed by the Senate; will the House move on it quickly? . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , Emanuel Jones , Greg Kirk , Nan Orrock , pastor protection , religious freedom , Vincent Fort

Political Notes: Heath really, really doesn’t like that Delta tax break

There’s a lot of hostility among legislators towards the long-standing tax break Delta Air Lines has received . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Delta Air Lines , Josh McKoon , Nan Orrock , religious freedom , tax breaks

Political Notes: Senate passes BeltLine transit bill

The Senate passes legislation that could help provide more transit services to the Atlanta BeltLine; the arguments continue to rage over the religious freedom bills . . .

Tags: Atlanta BeltLine , Bill Cowsert , Erick Erickson , insurance audits , Jason Shaw , Nan Orrock , raccoon trapping , school start dates , transit services

Democrats’ answer to Deal school plan: ‘Community schools’

Senate Democrats and Gov. Nathan Deal have competing plans for trying to improve low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: community schools , low performing schools , Nan Orrock , Nathan Deal , state takeover , Steve Henson

Immigrant students get a hearing, but no legislative vote

Senate committee holds a hearing, but will not vote, on a bill to allow undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition rates . . .

Tags: DACA , Fran Millar , in-state tuition , Nan Orrock , undocumented students , University System

DACA students urge passage of tuition bill

Immigrant students call for passage of legislation that would allow them to attend Georgia’s public colleges at the lower, in-state tuition rate . . .

Tags: college tuition , DACA , immigrant students , Nan Orrock

Senate passes ‘move on when ready’ bill for students

Senate approves legislation making it easier for high school students to get credit for college and technical college courses . . .

Tags: dual enrollment , graduation requirements , Lindsey Tippins , Nan Orrock

Senate Democrats retain leadership slate

The Senate Democratic caucus reelected its leadership slate for the next legislative session, headed by Minority Leader Steve Henson (D-Tucker) . . .

Tags: caucus leadership , Gloria Butler , Horacena Tate , Nan Orrock , Senate Democrats , Steve Henson , Valencia Seay , Vincent Fort