Tag Archives: Stacey Evans

House moves to quash ‘sanctuary campuses’

House passes bill that would cut off state funding to private colleges that become “sanctuary campuses” . . .

Tags: Earl Ehrhart , sanctuary campuses , Stacey Evans , undocumented students

Abrams reelected as minority leader, with some dissension in the ranks

House Democrats reelected Rep. Stacey Abrams as House minority leader, but not without some dissatisfaction among caucus members . . .

Tags: Bob Trammell , Carolyn Hugley , House Democratic caucus , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans

This legislator’s generosity will matter

State Rep. Stacey Evans’ generosity will help college students from families of modest means stay in school and earn a degree . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: HOPE , Stacey Evans , student tuition

Deal’s school takeover amendment squeaks by the House

The House narrowly passes a constitutional amendment authorizing a state takeover of low-performing public schools . . .

Tags: David Stover , David Wilkerson , low performing schools , Mary Margaret Oliver , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , Stacey Evans , state takeover

Political Notes – GQ includes Johnson, Hice on list of ‘craziest’ politicians

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and Congressman-elect Jody Hice receive a dubious honor from a magazine ranking . . .

Tags: crazy politicians , DeKalb commission , GQ , hank johnson , Jody Hice , religious freedom , Ron Ramsey , Sam Teasley , Stacey Evans

Seeing the year out with some good people

Noting the names of a few people whose efforts helped make the state a better place this year . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Allen Peake , Sally Bethea , Stacey Evans , William Jacobs

On the campaign trail: Is Olens hearing footsteps in his reelection race?

Attorney General Sam Olens appoints a prosecutor to handle human trafficking cases; the attack ads are getting more brutal in the closing days of the campaigns . . .

Tags: Greg Hecht , HOPE scholarships , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Nathan Deal , Rick Allen , Sam Olens , Stacey Evans

This time they did it right

Gov. Nathan Deal vetoes a really bad bill and signs a really good bill to wrap up his actions on this year’s pile of legislation . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: HOPE Grants , Mark Hamilton , Nathan Deal , private probation firms , Stacey Evans , Technical colleges

Political Notes – Chambliss, Isakson help block minimum wage bill

Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss vote with their Republican Senate colleagues to stop a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage . . .

Tags: David Wilkerson , DCH , GTLA , Johnny Isakson , Josh McKoon , minimum wage , Nan Orrock , rural healthcare grants , Saxby Chambliss , Stacey Evans , State Bar , Steve Henson

Deal signs HOPE Grant bill for tech college students

Gov. Nathan Deal signs bill to bolster HOPE Grants for technical college students who maintain a 3.5 GPA . . .

Tags: HOPE Grants , Mandi Ballinger , Nathan Deal , Stacey Evans , strangulation , technical college students