Tag Archives: Sunday alcohol sales

Political Notes – ‘Sunday brunch’ bill heads to the governor

After years of effort, the ‘Mimosa Mandate’ finally makes it through both chambers . . .

Tags: February revenue collections , Sunday alcohol sales

Political Notes – On gay marriage, K&S retreats under fire

King & Spalding decides that things go better with Coke, withdraws from its agreement to defend the “Defense of Marriage Act” on behalf of U.S. House Republicans . . .

Tags: A. D. Frazier , Coca-Cola Co. , gay marriage , King & Spalding , Sunday alcohol sales , tax revision , U.S. House Republicans

Political Notes – House continues to stall Sunday sales bill

Sunday sales legislation remains bottled up in the House Rules Committee, which still has not voted to put it on the House calendar . . .

Tags: John Meadows , private reservoirs , Sunday alcohol sales , Voting Rights lawsuit , Wendell Willard

House panel OKs Sunday sales bill

SB 10, authorizing Sunday package sales of alcohol, moves a big step closer to final passage in the General Assembly . . .

Tags: House Regulated Industries Committee , Sunday alcohol sales

Political Notes – Sunday sales bill nears committee vote

A House committee is expected to vote out the Sunday alcohol sales measure, moving the bill towards a vote on the House floor by March 28 . . .

Tags: Abortion , Barry Loudermilk , Randy Nix , Roger Williams , Sunday alcohol sales

Ralliers try to keep Sunday sales issue alive

A capitol rally is held to express support for Sunday package sales of alcoholic beverages . . .

Tags: John Bulloch , Roger Williams , Stephanie Stuckey Benfield , Sunday alcohol sales

Political Notes – Some criticisms of the Senate ‘process’

Senators are facing some criticisms for deciding the fate of a Sunday sales bill at a meeting from which the public was barred; a look at some of the problems caused for Georgia’s farmers by the anti-immigrant legislation being considered by the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Chip Rogers , Georgia farmers , immigrant workers , Nathan Deal appointments , Republicans vote privately , Sunday alcohol sales

Sunday sales hitting a Senate roadblock

Sunday sales of alcohol may be hitting some roadblocks in the Georgia Senate, where some senators are afraid of opposing the Christian Coalition . . .

Tags: Christian Coalition , Senate opposition , Sunday alcohol sales

Political Notes – Another poll shows Sunday sales support

A poll conducted in five Senate districts represented by Republican senators shows majority support among likely GOP voters in all districts for legislation that would allow referendums on Sunday package sales of alcohol; Ron Stephens says he’ll introduce a constitutional amendment for casino gambling . . .

Tags: Austin Scott divorce records , David Shafer , Republican senators , revenue department employees , Sunday alcohol sales

TV poll shows regional split over Sunday sales

A poll conducted for WSB-TV indicates statewide support for Sunday package sales of alcohol, but with widely differing numbers from Metro Atlanta and South Georgia . . .

Tags: Sunday alcohol sales