Tag Archives: Nathan Deal appointments

Political Notes — Kemp says he’s ‘in a strong position to win’ as poll shows him 21 points down

Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s own poll shows him at 13 percent among Republican voters compared to Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle at 34 percent . . .

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Vinson appointed to workers compensation board

Gov. Nathan Deal names Atlanta attorney Ben Vinson to the state Board of Workers’ Compensation . . .

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Political Notes – After all the shouting, election day finally here in the 6th CD

The voters in the 6th Congressional District go to the polls Tuesday after weeks of door-knocking and attack ads . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District election , Casey Cagle campaign , McGuireWoods , Nate Silver , Nathan Deal appointments , Technical College System

Senate approves change in used car title fees

Senate passes bill that will result in higher title fees for persons who buy used cars; House approves bill regulating the use of driverless cars . . .

Tags: driverless vehicles , motor vehicle title fees , Nathan Deal appointments , video games tax break

Experience doesn’t count anymore in making political appointments

When it comes to making appointments to important state positions, cronyism seems to count more than qualifications . . .

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Wilson named economic development commissioner

Gov. Nathan Deal shuffles some of his department heads . . .

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Supreme Court upholds Deal’s judicial appointments

Gov. Nathan Deal’s appointments of three appellate judges is held to be constitutional by a majority of the state Supreme Court . . .

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Political Notes – Craft brewers feeling bubbly again

It appears the revenue department has backed down from its current position in the dispute between beer wholesalers and craft brewers . . .

Tags: beer wholesalers , Brian Kemp , craft brewers , David Ralston , GEFA , Nathan Deal appointments , revenue department

Political Notes – Georgia Democrats set their presidential primary ballot

State Democratic Party officials have finalized the list of candidates who will appear on the 2016 presidential primary ballot . . .

Tags: Georgia Democratic Party , Joe Kirby , Nathan Deal appointments , Paul Jennings , primary ballot , Ralph Long , Simone Bell

Political Notes — Who will get those new seats on the Court of Appeals?

Eleven names have been recommended for the Georgia Court of Appeals; which three will Gov. Nathan Deal pick? . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Perdue , Georgia Court of Appeals , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal appointments , Peanut Poll , sanctuary cities