Tag Archives: Sam Teasley

Political Notes: Transportation tax bill isn’t polling well

A new poll shows a plurality of Georgia voters don’t like the transportation tax bill passed by the House of Representatives last week . . .

Tags: Josh McKoon , religious freedom , Sam Teasley , transportation tax bill

Conservative lawmakers blast Bowers over religious freedom argument

Conservative Republicans in the House attack statements by former attorney general Mike Bowers on the religious freedom bills . . .

Tags: Georgia Equality , House Republicans , Josh McKoon , Mike Bowers , religious freedom , Sam Teasley

Political Notes: House committee to vote on ‘Little Budget’ Wednesday

The House Appropriations Committee will vote out the amended state budget on Wednesday, with a floor vote possible by Thursday . . .

Tags: autism , Bryan Long , David Ralston , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , religious freedom , Sam Teasley , state budget , Terry England

Verbal sparring continues on ‘religious freedom’ bills

The war of words over religious liberty legislation escalates as an advocacy group takes out newspaper ads attacking Sen. Josh McKoon and Rep. Sam Teasley . . .

Tags: Better Georgia , Bryan Long , Josh McKoon , newspaper ads , religious freedom , Sam Teasley

Deal doesn’t have much zeal for religious liberty bill

Gov. Nathan Deal doesn’t sound very enthusiastic about the religious liberty bills being proposed for the Georgia House and Senate . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , religious liberty , Sam Teasley

Political Notes – GQ includes Johnson, Hice on list of ‘craziest’ politicians

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and Congressman-elect Jody Hice receive a dubious honor from a magazine ranking . . .

Tags: crazy politicians , DeKalb commission , GQ , hank johnson , Jody Hice , religious freedom , Ron Ramsey , Sam Teasley , Stacey Evans

Political Notes – Smyre retires from Synovus, but not the Legislature

Rep. Calvin Smyre, the longest-serving member of the Legislature, retires from his banking job but will keep serving in the House; Delta is stirring things up among the more conservative lawmakers . . .

Tags: Calvin Smyre , corporate tax exemption , Delta Air Lines , gay marriage , immigration , Josh McKoon , religious freedom , Sam Teasley

Hatchett elected chairman of House GOP caucus

House Republicans elect three new caucus officers: Reps. Matt Hatchett, Sam Teasley and Matt Ramsey . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Democratic party , dubose porter , House Republican Caucus , Matt Hatchett , Matt Ramsey , Sam Teasley