Tag Archives: Savannah harbor project

Obama budget includes nearly $30 million for Savannah harbor project

The president proposes extensive federal funding for the first phase of the harbor dredging project . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Buddy Carter , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor project

Political Notes – Saluting the success of drug courts

As a recognition of the contributions of Georgia’s alternative courts, a drug court graduation ceremony is staged in the Supreme Court chamber . . .

Tags: Billy Ray , Bubba McDonald , drug courts , George Carley , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , legislators of the year , Nathan Deal , PSC pipeline funding , Savannah harbor project , South Carolina

Political Notes — State delays decision on Miller school board

The State Board of Education puts off a decision on what to do about the bickering members of the Miller County school board; South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley denies any connection between a fundraiser in Atlanta and her agency’s decision to grant an environmental permit for the Savannah harbor dredging . . .

Tags: accreditation , Atlanta Press Club , DHEC board , environmental permit , Eric Tanenblatt , insurance department , Jim Beck , Miller County school board , Nathan Deal , Nikki Haley , Ralph Hudgens , Savannah harbor project , state Board of Education , Wanda Barrs

Political Notes – Deal wants faster ruling on healthcare

Gov. Nathan Deal asks President Barack Obama to hurry up with the appellate review of the federal healthcare act; questions are raised about the impact of the Savannah River dredging on the quality of drinking water . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Board of Regents , English-only driver's tests , federal healthcare act , Nathan Deal , Savannah harbor project

Political Notes – What to do about Savannah Harbor?

Questions arise about how Georgia will find the money to carry out the dredging of the Savannah Harbor; Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle appoints two senators to the Committee on Assignments . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Jeff Mullis , Jim Butterworth , John Barge , Kasim Reed , Ron Stephens , Savannah harbor project , Technical College System