Tag Archives: Tennessee River

Political Notes – Another round of BRAC may be on the way

If there’s another round of military base closings, which facilities will be shut down in Georgia? . . .

Tags: BRAC , Brad Carver , Chuck Efstration , Chuck Hagel , Jeff Mullis , Robins Air Force Base , Tennessee River , Trip Tollison

Political Notes – Tennessee lawmakers pour cold water on Georgia’s hopes

Tennessee fires back at Georgia: Keep your thirsty mouths off our Tennessee River . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Fayette County State Court , Nordson , north carolina , Tennessee legislature , Tennessee River , voter id

Lawmakers’ Tennessee River measure gets the attention of Tennessee officials

The Legislature’s attempt to get access to the water in the Tennessee River catches the attention of Tennessee officials . . .

Tags: Georgia General Assembly , Tennessee River , water rights

Political Notes – Fasten your seatbelts, the end of the session is near

Georgia lawmakers are ready to plod through the final two days of the General Assembly session . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Bob Ewing , DOT award , General Assembly session , Tennessee River

Senate approves Tennessee River measure

The Senate approves a resolution already passed by the House that seeks to resolve the Georgia-Tennessee boundary dispute — but will Tennessee acknowledge it? . . .

Tags: 35th parallel , state boundary , Tennessee River

Political Notes – Cowsert isn’t announcing his campaign yet (nudge-nudge, wink-wink)

Sen. Bill Cowsert drops some very broad hints about his plans to run for the 10th Congressional District seat being vacated by Paul Broun . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , Bill Cowsert , Flint River , Jay Neal , Jeff Mullis , Tennessee River

House passes Tennessee water resolution

Rep. Harry Geisinger’s proposal would give Georgia access to the water in the Tennessee River . . .

Tags: boundary line dispute , Harry Geisinger , Tennessee River , water

Political Notes – Price won’t make Senate decision until May

Congressman Tom Price has been talking to people about the U.S. Senate race, but says he won’t announce his decision until May . . .

Tags: Douglas County Republicans , Harry Geisinger , Nathan Deal , Senate race , Tennessee River , Tom Price

Political Notes — After a staff shakeup, ethics panel soldiers on

More turmoil at the State Campaign Finance Commission, where top two staffers are leaving; some strong warnings against a deal between Tennessee and Georgia over water rights . . .

Tags: budget cutbacks , Ethics Commission , Patrick Millsaps , Tennessee River , water resources

Political Notes – Some hopeful signs from Tennessee?

Maybe that idea of trading rail facilities for water is gaining a little traction among Tennessee’s political leaders . . .

Tags: David Ralston , lobbyist junkets , Nathan Deal fundraising , Newt Gingrich , rail links , Tennessee River