Tag Archives: Rick Jasperse

Political Notes — Deal announces floor leaders for 2017

Gov. Deal adds some young lawmakers to his team of legislative floor leaders; Speaker David Ralston sends a signal to the Board of Regents on the campus carry issue . . .

Tags: campus carry , David Ralston , floor leaders , Jeff Sessions , Nathan Deal , Rick Jasperse , Southern Co.

Campus-carry firearms bill passes House

The House adopts a campus carry firearms bill and sends it to the Senate, which is expected to adopt it . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , campus carry , Mary Margaret Oliver , Patty Bentley , Rick Jasperse

House nears vote on a pair of campus weapons bills

Bills allowing weapons on public college campuses move closer to a floor vote in the Georgia House . . .

Tags: campus carry , firearms , Rick Jasperse , Tom Weldon

Lawmakers draw down on campus carry for firearms

Gun carry advocates will make another try to legalize the carrying of firearms on college campus . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , college campuses , gun carry law , Rick Jasperse

Study panel supports Common Core standards

A special study committee recommends that Georgia keep the Common Core standards in place for public schools . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Carl Rogers , Common Core standards , David Ralston , Helen Rice , Rick Jasperse , Robert Avossa

Gun carry bill moves closer to floor vote in House

The House Public Safety Committee votes out the gun carry bill introduced by Rep. Rick Jasperse . . .

Tags: guns , license to carry , public areas , Rick Jasperse

House panel starts hearing on gun carry bill

The House Public Safety Committee begins consideration of Rep. Rick Jasperse’s gun carry bill . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , churches , guns , license to carry , Rick Jasperse , stand your ground

Jasperse gun bill drops campus carry provision

Gun carry advocates have given up on the idea, for now, of allowing firearms on college campuses . . .

Tags: college campuses , gun carry law , mentally ill , public buildings , Rick Jasperse

House ready to move on gun bill with campus carry

Legislation allowing firearms on college campuses will move forward in the House, setting up a possible legislative shootout with the Senate . . .

Tags: Alan Power , campus carry , Casey Cagle , guns laws , Legislative Counsel , Rick Jasperse

Consolidated gun bill passed by House panel

The General Assembly moves closer to final passage of a bill that will open up more public places to firearms . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , churches , college campuses , gun laws , mentally ill , Rick Jasperse , schools