Tag Archives: Renee Unterman

Unterman hits back at Samantha Bee: ‘She’s so vile’

Sen. Renee Unterman lashes out at comedian Samantha Bee in an angry Senate floor speech . . .

Tags: Renee Unterman , Samantha Bee

Senate approves tax break for Woodruff Arts Center

The Woodruff Arts Center will get a tax break worth $750,000 under legislation passed Tuesday by the Georgia Center . . .

Tags: Josh McKoon , Judson Hill , physician advertising , Renee Unterman , Steve Henson , tax breaks , Woodruff Arts Center

Senate passes ‘surprise billing’ measure

The Senate approves legislation intended to minimize “surprise billing” of hospital patients . . .

Tags: Renee Unterman , surprise billing

Dental hygienists’ bill could make clean sweep this year

Legislation to make rudimentary dental services more widely accessible is moving through both the House and Senate; a Senate bill is introduced to expand insurance coverage of autism . . .

Tags: autism coverage , dental hygienists , Lee Hawkins , Renee Unterman

GOP lawmakers have mixed reaction to Medicaid expansion plan

Republican legislators are starting to divide over whether they will support or oppose the Georgia Chamber’s proposals to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Affordable Care Act , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Renee Unterman

Louisiana rolls out Medicaid expansion; can it be a model for Georgia?

Louisiana has become the first Deep South state to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act; there may be some lessons here for Georgia . . .

Tags: ACA , federal waivers , John Bel Edwards , Louisiana , Medicaid expansion , Renee Unterman

Rape kit bill is signed into law

Gov. Nathan Deal signs a rape kit processing bill that nearly got blocked by Sen. Renee Unterman in this year’s session . . .

Tags: rape kits , Renee Unterman , Scott Holcomb

House makes another try at passing rape kit bill

Rep. Scott Holcomb makes a last-ditch attempt to pass a bill blocked by Sen. Renee Unterman . . .

Tags: rape kits , Renee Unterman , Scott Holcomb

Political Notes – Senate passes abortion alternative bill

Thursday was a busy day for lawmakers in both the Senate and the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: banking law revision , boat dealers , Carl Rogers , Lee Hawkins , life insurance disclosures , Matt Ramsey , pregnancy resource centers , Renee Unterman , Stephen Allison

Political Notes – Congress votes again to repeal ACA, Obama will veto

The U.S. House passes legislation to repeal the ACA and sends it to President Obama, but that’s as far as the repeal effort is expected to go . . .

Tags: ACA , Allen Peake , Barack Obama , Harold Jones , medical cannabis , Obamacare , Renee Unterman