Tag Archives: Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Former Supreme Court justice will hear Copart tax case

Leah Ward Sears, formerly chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, will preside over a tax dispute involving a company that had business dealings with Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Copart tax dispute , Leah Ward Sears , Nathan Deal , optometrist injections , video game tax credits

Political Notes — Gurtler isn’t the only lawmaker to feel ‘threatened’

Rep. Matt Gurtler will learn there is a price to be paid for voting against everything . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , FEMA , John Albers , Matt Gurtler , Nathan Deal , Technical College System , water wars

Political Notes — DeVos squeaks through with help of Isakson, Perdue

With the votes of Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, Betsy DeVos is confirmed as education secretary . . .

Tags: Betsy DeVos , David Perdue , Dispute Resolution Commission , Harris Hines , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Deal asks for support from Falcons fans, and employees comply

Gov. Nathan Deal tries to drum up support for the Atlanta Falcons among state employees as the Super Bowl draw closer . . .

Tags: Georgia Life Alliance , Nathan Deal , super bowl

Political Notes – Yates is praised by Democrats and Republicans

Suddenly, Georgia lawyer Sally Quillian Yates is one of the most talked-about people in America after she opposes Trump’s immigration order . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Johnny Isakson , Ken Poston , Nathan Deal , Sally Yates

Deal declares emergency in 16 counties; death toll reaches 15

A state of emergency has been declared in 16 South Georgia counties after tornadoes and severe storms killed 15 people there . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , South Georgia , tornado casualties

Political Notes — And so the lawyers are paid, and paid again

The legal fees in the water wars lawsuit keep going up and up and up, with no end in sight . . .

Tags: Ashley Wright , legal fees , Nathan Deal , water wars litigation

Political Notes — History repeats itself as Ralston appoints Hyde to JQC

Richard Hyde, the chief investigator for the old Judicial Qualifications Commission, has been appointed to the new version of the JQC . . .

Tags: City of Atlanta bribery , David Ralston , federal prosecutors , JQC , Nathan Deal , Richard Hyde , Scott Walker , Stefan Passantino

Political Notes — In the Lewis-Trump feud, Deal isn’t going there

Gov. Nathan Deal is definitely a non-combatant in the war between U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Donald Trump . . .

Tags: Brett Harrell , death penalty , Donald Trump , John Lewis , Nathan Deal

Deal makes changes at Driver Services

Bert Brantley, Spencer Moore are appointed to new positions in state government, with Moore taking over as commissioner of driver services . . .

Tags: Bert Brantley , DDS , Nathan Deal , Spencer Moore