Tag Archives: Regina Quick

Political Notes — Georgia’s only No. 2 in this business ranking

CNBC ranks Georgia as second among the states in business attractiveness, just behind Washington state . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , business rankings , Doug McKillip , film industry spending , Lisa Ring , Regina Quick

Sabal Trail pipeline blocked for this session

The House delivers the death blow to the Sabal Trail pipeline that would have extended through southwest Georgia . . .

Tags: easements , natural gas pipeline , Regina Quick , Sabal Trail

House blocks Sabal Trail gas pipeline

Legislation allowing the Sabal Trail pipeline to pass through southwest Georgia loses big in the state House . . .

Tags: David Stover , natural gas pipeline , Regina Quick , Sabal Trail

House rebukes Ga. Chamber, passes bill to penalize insurance carriers

House bill would penalize insurers who make bad-faith denials of claims by policyholders . . .

Tags: bad faith claims denials , Dusty Hightower , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , insurance companies , Mike Jacobs , NFIB , Regina Quick

Ralston, without opposition, will be speaker for another tem

House Republicans caucused Monday to reelect Speaker David Ralston, Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, and other members of the House leadership . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , David Ralston , House Republicans , Jan Jones , Joe Wilkinson , Larry O\'Neal , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Regina Quick

House enjoins vote on LegalZoom bill

Lawyers in the Georgia House of Representatives disagree on a bill giving LegalZoom immunity from lawsuits . . .

Tags: B.J. Pak , legal forms , LegalZoom , practice of law , Regina Quick , Rich Golick , Wendell Willard

Political Notes – Barr says his poll shows him with the edge

Recent Georgia polls show high name ID for Bob Barr in the 11th Congressional District race, along with strong support statewide for background checks of gun buyers . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District , Barry Loudermilk , Bob Barr , Ed Lindsey , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Pulte homebuilders , Regina Quick , Tricia Pridemore

On the campaign trail: It’s officially down to Anderson and Allen in the 12th

A recount confirms that it’s “game on” in the 12th Congressional District runoff between Rep. Lee Anderson and Rick Allen; Roosevelt bashing is back in style . . .

Tags: Chuck Eaton , Doug Collins , Doug McKillip , Lee Anderson , Martha Zoller , PSC , Regina Quick , Rick Allen , Steve Oppenheimer , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Democrats celebrate McKillip defeat

Regina Quick’s upset of Rep. Doug McKillip in a Republican House race in Athens is cheered heartily by Georgia Democrats . . .

Tags: Dale Rutledge , Deal judicial appointees , Doug McKillip , Mike Berlon , Regina Quick , robocalls , Sistie Hudson , Steve Davis

McKillip, Heard booted by Athens voters

Rep. Doug McKillip, intensely disliked by Athens voters because of his party switch and sponsorship of an anti-abortion bill, loses his GOP primary race to Regina Quick; Rep. Keith Heard also loses his Democratic primary race . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Doug McKillip , Keith Heard , Regina Quick , Spencer Frye