Tag Archives: Roger Bruce

Political Notes – Lawmakers start push for City of South Fulton

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation for a referendum on the City of South Fulton; how will Mayor Kasim Reed react? . . .

Tags: coal ash , EPD , Kasim Reed , Roger Bruce , South Fulton referendum , Tom Taylor , Virgil Fludd , William Perry

Bill to require drug testing for food stamp applicants progresses

Legislation that could cut off food stamp benefits who persons who fail a drug test is approved by a House committee . . .

Tags: drug testing , food stamps , Greg Morris , Roger Bruce

House committee passes two bills that would block Obamacare

House committee recommends passage of two bills that attempt to stop the implementation of Obamacare in Georgia . . .

Tags: Jan Jones , Jason Spencer , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Roger Bruce

House passes two anti-union bills

House Republicans adopt bills cracking down on unions and the use of union workers in government projects . . .

Tags: Ed Lindsey , Mark Hamilton , right to work , Roger Bruce , unions , Virgil Fludd

Political Notes — Barge stands fast against charter amendment

State school Supt. John Barge hasn’t changed his opposition to the charter school constitutional amendment, which is stirring up angry feelings on both sides of the issue . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Casey Cagle , charter schools , Chip Rogers , constitutional amendment , John Barge , Roger Bruce , Tommie Williams , University of West Georgia

Ag, DNR officials raise questions about ‘captive hunting’

Lawmakers hear proposals to legalize ‘captive hunting’ on deer farms in rural areas . . .

Tags: agriculture department , capitive hunting , deer farms , DNR , Robert Cobb , Roger Bruce , Todd Holbrook , Tom McCall