Tag Archives: Rob Woodall

Woodall will have opposition in 7th District

Entrepreneur David Kim will take on U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall in next year’s 7th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: 7th Congressional District , David Kim , Rob Woodall

Political Notes — Qualifying set for Judson Hill’s Senate seat

An April 18 special election has been called to replace Judson Hill in the state Senate . . .

Tags: 6th Congressional District race , DNC chairmanship , Macon judicial appointment , Rob Woodall , State Senate special election

Political Notes — Georgia’s Republicans vote for ‘private donor’ bill

The U.S. House passes a bill allowing tax-exempt groups to keep the names of their big-money donors a secret; more discussions about Georgia’s status as a red or blue state . . .

Tags: blue states , David Ralston , Doug Collins , GSBA , IRS Form 990 , Nate Silver , private donors , Rob Woodall

Political Notes – Will Deal snuff out marijuana cultivation in Georgia?

Has Gov. Nathan Deal put the kibosh on plans to legalize the cultivation of marijuana in Georgia for medical purposes? . . .

Tags: Adam Wise , Allen Peake , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , No Child Left Behind , PSC , Rob Woodall , Stan Wise

Highway funding bill passes U.S. House – more help for Ga.?

U.S. House passed highway funding bill; if agreement can be worked out with the Senate, Georgia can start awarding highway construction contracts again . . .

Tags: federal highway funding , GDOT , Lynn Westmoreland , Rob Woodall

Political Notes – The vote for Ex-Im bank funding splits the Georgia delegation

Republicans in the Georgia House delegation find themselves divided over the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , budget deal , David Perdue , Export-Import Bank , Rob Woodall

House passes bill to defund Planned Parenthood

House Republicans pass bills that would freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, but the legislation will likely be blocked in the Senate . . .

Tags: federal funding , Lynn Westmoreland , Planned Parenthood , Rob Woodall

Political Notes – Carter, Woodall say no to Iran deal

The proposed nuclear deal with Iran is sent to Congress for review, with Georgia Republicans firm in their opposition to it . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , food stamp fraud , Iran nuclear deal , JQC , Mark Dehler , Max Davis , Rob Woodall , same-sex marriages , Special Election , Taylor Bennett

Political Notes – Some sympathy (if not tea) for Sen. Isakson

Sen. Johnny Isakson doesn’t seem to have suffered any poll damage from last week’s announcement that he has Parkinson’s disease . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Charlie Flemming , Chris Clark , GSBA , Johnny Isakson , Rob Woodall , trade bill , wetland buffer zones

Political Notes – Transportation roundtable set for next week

Pennsylvania Congressman Bill Shuster comes to Atlanta to discuss the region’s transportation infrastructure needs . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Bill Shuster , Jon Burns , medical cannabis , Nathan Deal , Palmetto Pipeline , Rob Woodall , transportation infrastructure