Tag Archives: Rick Jeffares

Political Notes — Southern Co. begs for federal help for Vogtle

Southern Co. executives ask the feds, “Brother, can you spare a dime?” for the financially distressed Vogtle nuclear project . . .

Tags: Board of Court Reporting , Common Cause Georgia , Plant Vogtle , Rick Jeffares , Sara Henderson , Southern Co. , Tim Echols

Political Notes — Some endorsements in race for governor, lt. governor

More pieces are moving into place in the races for governor and lieutenant governor . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Hans von Spakovsky , Keli Stewart , Rick Jeffares , Voting rights

Political Notes — Early voting starts today in 6th District runoff

The seemingly interminable runoff campaign in the 6th Congressional District will see the start of early voting on Tuesday . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District runoff , Jon Ossoff , karen handel , Project Vote , Rick Jeffares , Switch data center

Political Notes – First Zika case confirmed in Georgia

The Department of Public Health reports the first case of travel-related Zika virus in Georgia . . .

Tags: Adam Sweat , DOT board , election laws , public health , Rick Jeffares , Robert Brown , Zika virus

Political Notes – What happens after Tolleson steps down from the Senate?

Ross Tolleson’s retirement from the Legislature will require a special election for his senate seat and a new chairman for the Senate Natural Resources Committee . . .

Tags: annexations , Charles Kuck , DeKalb County , elena parent , Georgia Supreme Court , immigrant students , Jan Tankersley , Nathan Deal , Rick Jeffares , Ross Tolleson , University System

Political Notes – Here’s a list where Georgia isn’t at the bottom

In a ranking of the worst state legislatures, Georgia outpaces four other states; Governor names new Senate floor leaders . . .

Tags: Charlie Bethel , Chip Rogers , Nathan Deal , Rick Jeffares , Sean Jerguson

Political Notes – Tech named transportation research center

Georgia Tech is picked as the site of one of 10 national research centers by the U.S. Department of Transportation . . .

Tags: David Nahmias , Georgia appellate courts , georgia tech , HOPE , research center , Rick Jeffares , U.S. Department of Transportation , unclaimed prize money