Tag Archives: Palmetto Pipeline

Political Notes — Independent candidates submit their petitions

Green Party presidential Jill Stein submits her signatures to be on Georgia’s general election ballot, as does a challenger to state Rep. Gerald Greene . . .

Tags: Gerald Greene , Hillary Clinton , independent candidates , Jill Stein , Johnny Isakson , Kenneth Zachary , Medicaid expansion , Palmetto Pipeline , private email servers

Political Notes – Budget won’t be hanging over the session’s final day

Lawmakers won’t have to worry about voting on the state budget on the session’s final day — they’ve already taken care of that duty . . .

Tags: Bill Hitchens , Carl Rogers , Invest Georgia , Knox Massey , life insurance agents , Palmetto Pipeline , state budget

Senate votes for pipeline moratorium

The Senate approves a moratorium on private property condemnations for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline . . .

Tags: condemnations , moratorium , Palmetto Pipeline

Fulton judge rules against Palmetto Pipeline; could affect pending legislation

Judge upholds DOT Commissioner Russell McMurry’s decision not to issue a permit for the petroleum pipeline . . .

Tags: Kinder Morgan , Palmetto Pipeline

House approves pipeline moratorium bill

House votes to put a temporary stop on plans to build a petroleum pipeline through Georgia . . .

Tags: Kinder Morgan , moratorium , Palmetto Pipeline

Political Notes – Palmetto Pipeline not approved, but not dead either

A court hearing last week resulted in no decision yet on a state permit for the proposed Palmetto Pipeline in the eastern part of the state . . .

Tags: Billy Morris , Kinder Morgan , Mississippi Power , Palmetto Pipeline , Southern Co.

Political Notes – Trump, Carson lead poll of Ga. voters

A new poll for WXIA-TV shows Donald Trump and Ben Carson with a combined 63 percent support among Georgia Republicans in the race for the GOP nomination . . .

Tags: Ben Carson , Donald Trump , Georgia poll , Kinder Morgan , McGuireWoods , Palmetto Pipeline , Southern Strategy Group

Ga. argues that a pipeline company isn’t really a pipeline company

Attorney General Sam Olens asks Fulton County judge to dismiss a petition from the company that wants to build the Palmetto petroleum pipeline . . .

Tags: DOT , Palmetto Pipeline , Sam Olens , state certificate

Political Notes – Some good and not-so-good poll news for Trump

Trump is running strong among Republicans in South Carolina, an early primary state, but Hispanic voters really dislike him . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Hispanic voters , Holland & Knight , Palmetto Pipeline , U.S. Attorney

Political Notes – District voting will apply to Fayette commission race

The election for a new commissioner in Fayette County will be a district rather than a countywide election, which is expected to give black voters a better chance of retaining the seat . . .

Tags: Dalton Utilities , district election , Fayette County Commission , Greenlaw , Harris Adams , Palmetto Pipeline