Tag Archives: teacher of the year

Political Notes — Abrams will step down as House minority leader

Rep. Stacey Abrams, who’s already campaigning for governor, will step aside from her role as House minority leader . . .

Tags: GRTA , SRTA , Stacey Abrams , teacher of the year , Voices for Georgia's Children

Political Notes — Bishop votes for Confederate flag, Westmoreland aide goes berserk

Rep. Sanford Bishop of Albany was the only U.S. House Democrat to vote against banning Confederate flag at national cemeteries; here’s why he voted that way . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Confederate flag , disqualified candidate , Lynn Westmoreland , Polymer Logistics , Sanford Bishop , teacher of the year

Political Notes – It’s time for musical chairs in the House

With several House members departing the scene, there are committee chairmanships to be filled and special elections to be held . . .

Tags: David Ralston , DOT , Harry Geisinger , highway safety campaign , House committee chairs , teacher of the year , water conservation

Political Notes – If you have a kid in college, prepare for the worst

The Board of Regents is expected to approve substantial tuition increases for the next academic year; water wars negotiations continue in secrecy . . .

Tags: college tuition , Kinder Morgan pipeline , Payne City , Richard Woods , teacher of the year , water wars negotiations

Political Notes – More money’s in the pipeline for colleges

Georgia’s public colleges can expect to get $72.5 million in ‘new’ money, with the funds targeted towards efforts to boost the graduation rate; GEFA hires a new water supply manager; teacher of the year is announced . . .

Tags: college completion efforts , GEFA , Hank Huckaby , John Barge , John Bulloch , Scottie Mayfield , T-SPLOST , teacher of the year , University System , water supply program