Tag Archives: Sam Wellborn

Wellborn, Purcell reelected to DOT board

Two State Transportation Board members are reelected to new five-year terms by legislators from the First and Third Congressional Districts . . .

Tags: Ann Purcell , Sam Wellborn , State Transportation Board

Political Notes – Metro Atlanta’s population is growing more strongly

Metro Atlanta’s population grew more quickly last year, according to new estimates from the Atlanta Regional Commission; DOT board member recommends an increase in the motor fuel tax . . .

Tags: ARC , Metro Atlanta population , motor fuel tax , Sam Wellborn

Political Notes — DOT board approves partial funding for I-285/Ga. 400 project

DOT board approves more than $210 million to keep the work moving on upgrades to the I-285/Georgia 400 interchange . . .

Tags: Dasan , I-285/Ga. 400 interchange , Johnny Isakson , Sam Wellborn , Savannah harbor , State Transportation Board

Wellborn, Cole reelected to State Transportation Board

Sam Wellborn and Jim Cole are elected without opposition to new terms on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Jim Cole , Sam Wellborn , State Transportation Board

Political Notes – Austin’s running in a race not yet scheduled

State Rep. Rick Austin says he will run in the special election to replace Sen. Jim Butterworth, soon to become the state’s new adjutant general . . .

Tags: Atlanta public schools , Beverly Hall , cheating scandal , DOT , georgia national guard , Jim Butterworth , Rick Austin , Sam Wellborn , Vance Smith

Political Notes – Will Broun run in a new district?

Will the new congressional maps prompt Rep. Paul Broun to run for another term in the 9th District rather than stay in the 10th District? Stay tuned . . .

Tags: 10th District , 9th District , congressional redistricting , DOT board , Michael Thurmond , Paul Broun , Sam Wellborn