Tag Archives: Rick Austin

Special elections could affect Senate control

Two elections being held today to fill seats in the Georgia Senate could affect the balance of power in upper chamber . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Chip Rogers , Duke Blackburn , John Wilkinson , Mike Crane , Rick Austin , Senate District 28 , Senate District 50 , special elections , Tommie Williams

Political Notes – Cain says electric fence proposal a ‘joke’

Herman Cain says his proposal to curb immigration by installing an electric fence along the border that would kill people crossing into the U.S. was just a ‘joke’ . . .

Tags: electric fence , Herman Cain , immigration , John Carson , Lee Hawkins , Renee Unterman , Rick Austin , Robert Lamutt , special legislative elections , toll lanes

They’re breaking up that old gang of mine

Rep. James Mills (R-Gainesville) is one of several conservative Republicans who, for one reason or another, are leaving the Georgia House . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Bobby Franklin , Georgia House , James Mills , Jason Spencer , Mark Hatfield , Martin Scott , Rick Austin , State Board of Pardons and Paroles

Political Notes – Austin’s running in a race not yet scheduled

State Rep. Rick Austin says he will run in the special election to replace Sen. Jim Butterworth, soon to become the state’s new adjutant general . . .

Tags: Atlanta public schools , Beverly Hall , cheating scandal , DOT , georgia national guard , Jim Butterworth , Rick Austin , Sam Wellborn , Vance Smith