Tag Archives: Simone Bell

Civil rights groups laud Deal for ‘religious liberty’ veto

Gay rights activists commended Gov. Nathan Deal at the capitol today for his veto of HB 757 . . .

Tags: Jeff Graham , Mark Moskowitz , Nathan Deal veto , religious liberty , Simone Bell

Cannon wins runoff in Atlanta’s House District 58

Women’s health advocate Park Cannon wins a special election to replace Simone Bell in the Georgia House . . .

Tags: Georgia House , Park Cannon , Simone Bell

Political Notes – The field is set for Atlanta special election

Three candidates, including a former lawmaker, have qualified for the special election to replace former House member Simone Bell . . .

Tags: bike lanes , Gainesville courthouse , GDOT , GTLA , James Bell , marijuana cultivation , Nathan Deal , Simone Bell , Special Election

Political Notes – Georgia Democrats set their presidential primary ballot

State Democratic Party officials have finalized the list of candidates who will appear on the 2016 presidential primary ballot . . .

Tags: Georgia Democratic Party , Joe Kirby , Nathan Deal appointments , Paul Jennings , primary ballot , Ralph Long , Simone Bell

Bell resigns from House, special election will be called

State Rep. Simone Bell steps down from her legislative seat to accept a position with the Lambda Legal law firm . . .

Tags: Georgia House , Lambda Legal , LGBT rights , Simone Bell

Fort calls for boycott over immigration bill

Latino activists rallied at the capitol Thursday to protest immigration control bills that will be coming up for votes in the closing days of the legislative session . . .

Tags: immigration , Matt Ramsey , Nan Orrock , Rich Golick , Simone Bell , Vincent Fort , Yasmin Neal