Tag Archives: Nydia Tisdale

Political Notes — More special elections are coming in January

Two special elections have been called to fill vacant seats in Senate District 17 and House District 111 . . .

Tags: Emory annexation , Nydia Tisdale , special legislative elections

Political Notes – Predictions to the contrary, Trump still runs strong in polls

Donald Trump is proving wrong the pundits who keep predicting his campaign will implode and his candidacy will collapse . . .

Tags: Benghazi , Brian Kemp , Donald Trump , GOP presidential nomination , Hillary Clinton , Lynn Westmoreland , Nydia Tisdale , Planned Parenthood , voter data

Political Notes – Lawmakers look into the misclassification of employees

Senate subcommittee starts reviewing the issue of “employee misclassification,” a practice that costs the state millions in tax revenues . . .

Tags: Charlie Bethel , DeKalb judgeships , employee misclassification , Josh McKoon , Nydia Tisdale , open meetings , Ron Ramsey , Roy Robinson

The camera never blinks

Georgia becomes nationally known for beating up journalists who are just doing their job at public meetings — which is not a great development for the state’s image . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Burt's Pumpkin Farm , Dawson County sheriff's office , journalist assaulted , Nydia Tisdale , Sam Olens , trackers , videotaping candidates

On the campaign trail: The tale of the tape from Burt’s Pumpkin Farm

Independent journalist Nydia Tisdale posts the videotape she shot before being forcibly ejected from a GOP campaign event in Dawson County . . .

Tags: Burt's Pumpkin Farm , John Barrow , Mark Butler , NRCC attack ad , Nydia Tisdale , Ralph Hudgens , Richard Woods , Senate race

Judge rules for state in videotaping case, orders Cumming officials to pay $12,000

Superior Court judges rules that Cumming city officials were wrong when they ejected a journalist who tried to videotape a city council meeting, orders them to pay $12,000 in penalty fees . . .

Tags: Cumming , Ford Gravitt , journalist videotaping , Nydia Tisdale , open meetings law , Robert Adamson , Sam Olens

Hudgens says Nunn makes him ‘puke,’ and triggers a mini-brawl

A freelance journalist is arrested and ejected from a Republican Party rally after videotaping Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens . . .

Tags: Nydia Tisdale , Ralph Hudgens , republican party , Sam Olens , videotaping speech

Olens sues Cumming and its mayor over open meetings violation

Attorney General Olens sues Cumming and Mayor Ford Gravitt for violating the open meetings law by ejecting a woman who tried to videotape a city council meeting . . .

Tags: Cumming , Ford Gravitt , Nydia Tisdale , open meetings law , Sam Olens