Tag Archives: school takeover plan

Political Notes — It didn’t work before, but they’ll pray for rain again

Two of Georgia’s elected officials will try to break the drought by praying for rain at a Lavonia rally . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Doug Collins , Drought , Gary Black , Georgia GOP , Nathan Deal , pray for rain , Robert Freeman , school takeover plan , Sonny Perdue

School takeover plan clobbered in AJC poll

New poll released by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows 59 percent of voters reject Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover plan . . .

Tags: AJC poll , Nathan Deal , school takeover plan

Political Notes — Opponents of school takeover amendment are leading in poll

Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover plan is losing support in a new poll commissioned by WSB-TV . . .

Tags: Amendment 1 , Daniel Defense , MAG , Nathan Deal , school takeover plan

Political Notes — Clinton sends $$$ to Arizona, but not Georgia

The Clinton campaign will spend nothing extra on Georgia, but is allocating $2 million to expand its efforts into Arizona . . .

Tags: Andrew Young , Donald Trump , early voting period , Hillary Clinton , MADD , school takeover plan

Political Notes — Deal plays on crime fears to pitch his school takeover plan

Gov. Nathan Deal tells a business audience that if they don’t vote for his school takeover plan, kids from low-performing schools will commit crimes in their neighborhoods . . .

Tags: Board of Regents officers , crime fears , Nathan Deal , school takeover plan

Ga. PTA says school takeover plan is ‘bad deal’ for students

Opposition to the school takeover plan keeps building among local school boards and PTA groups . . .

Tags: constitutional amendment , GAE , Georgia PTA , school takeover plan

School boards association opposes takeover plan

GSBA’s board joins more than two dozen local school boards in opposing Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal . . .

Tags: GSBA , Opportunity School District , school takeover plan

Political Notes – Federal judge orders Kemp to release voter records

A federal judges refuses to dismiss a voting rights lawsuit against Secretary of State Brian Kemp and orders Kemp to turn over voter registration records . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Nathan Deal , Project Vote , school takeover plan , Voting Rights lawsuit

Battling TV ads are launched over school takeover amendment

Both sides in the battle over the “Opportunity School District” constitutional amendment are running TV commercials to make their arguments . . .

Tags: constitutional amendment , Nathan Deal , school takeover plan

Political Notes — A new mission for Moody Air Force Base?

Moody Air Force Base near Valdosta may become a launch site for Air Force drones . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Clayton County , Moody Air Force Base , school takeover plan , Sentury Tire