Tag Archives: Scott Walker

Political Notes — History repeats itself as Ralston appoints Hyde to JQC

Richard Hyde, the chief investigator for the old Judicial Qualifications Commission, has been appointed to the new version of the JQC . . .

Tags: City of Atlanta bribery , David Ralston , federal prosecutors , JQC , Nathan Deal , Richard Hyde , Scott Walker , Stefan Passantino

Political Notes – Wisconsin tries, but fails, to follow Georgia’s example

Wisconsin legislators are backing off from an attempt to keep their records hidden from public disclosure, something that has been the case in Georgia for years . . .

Tags: Georgia CARE , Joe Biden , legalizing marijuana , public records law , Scott Walker , Steve Ellis , Wisconsin

On the campaign trail: Wisconsin voters back Walker

Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker beats back recall efforts, may be the choice to run for vice president; who’s going to sign the ethics reform pledge? . . .

Tags: atheist candidate , Danny Yearwood , ethics reform pledge , Frank Ginn , Randy Nix , Scott Walker , Wisconsin recall

On the campaign trail: NC voters pass gay marriage ban, Wisconsin recall proceeds

Like their counterparts in Georgia eight years ago, Tarheel State voters pass a state constitutional amendment that bans both marriages and civil unions for gay couples . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Dick Lugar , gay marriage , Indiana , north carolina , Richard Mourdock , Scott Walker , Tom Barrett , Wisconsin recall

Franklin’s anti-union bill fizzles

Inspired by recent events in Wisconsin, Rep. Bobby Franklin introduced a bill to eliminate collective bargaining for public employees — only to find out Georgia already bans it . . .

Tags: Bobby Franklin , public employee unions , Scott Walker , Wisconsin