Tag Archives: special session

Political Notes – There won’t be a special session after all

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston point out the obvious — there will be no special session of the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Ralston , Mike Crane , religious freedom , Savannah special election , special session

Lawmakers continue call for special session

Critics of Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to veto the “religious liberty” bill accuse him of having “Hollywood values” . . .

Tags: Bill Heath , Marty Harbin , Mike Crane , Nathan Deal , religious liberty , special session

Senate adopts congressional plan, session ends

Special legislative session ends with the Senate’s passage of the congressional redistricting plan . . .

Tags: congressional redistricting plan , senate , special session

Lawmakers abandon effort to move T-SPLOST vote

Gov. Nathan Deal, legislative leaders, give up on attempts to pass legislation that would change the date of next year’s referendums on a transportation sales tax . . .

Tags: Nathan Deal , redistricting plans , referendum date , special session , T-SPLOST

The magic of redistricting

The redistricting process enables the party in power, no matter which party it is, to control more legislative seats than the election results would seem to justify; we’ll see that happen again after the current round of redistricting is completed . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Georgia General Assembly , redistricting , special session

Political Notes – Special session gets underway

The special legislative session on redistricting begins with a tribute to a deceased House member . . .

Tags: Bobby Franklin , Douglas Pullen , General Assembly , McKenna Long , special session , tri-state water dispute

GOP Leaders say redistricting session will be ‘fair’

Legislators prepare for a special session to handle the redrawing of Georgia’s legislative and congressional district boundaries . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Ralston , General Assembly , Nathan Deal , redistricting , special session , Stacey Abrams