Tag Archives: Tim Golden

Political Notes — The Morris family is easing out of the newspaper business

Billy Morris and Morris Communications are selling off the family-owned newspapers in Georgia . . .

Tags: Clay Tippins , Cobb County judgeship , Doug Collins town hall , Michael Williams , Morris Communications , Roger Stone , Tim Golden

Former lawmaker Golden elected to Transportation Board

Tim Golden of Valdosta, who served in the General Assembly for 24 years before stepping down, will replace Jay Shaw on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: DOT , Jay Shaw , State Transportation Board , Tim Golden

Marijuana bill moves erratically through the Senate

Medical marijuana legislation is still moving through the state Senate, in fits and starts . . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , autism coverage , medical marijuana , Renee Unterman , Tim Golden

Black switches chambers (but not parties) to run for Senate

Rep. Ellis Black, a 14-year veteran of the Georgia House, will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Tim Golden . . .

Tags: Ellis Black , state senate , Tim Golden

Golden will step down from the state Senate

Sen. Tim Golden of Valdosta says he will not run for reelection to the General Assembly this year . . .

Tags: state senate , Tim Golden

Senate passes bill mandating autism coverage

Health insurers would be required to cover autism under a bill adopted unanimously by the Georgia Senate . . .

Tags: autism , Casey Cagle , insurance coverage , Renee Unterman , Tim Golden

Panel kicks off study of Medicaid revision

Georgia now spends nearly $3 billion a year in state funds on Medicaid, so a legislative study committee is looking at ways to get a handle on that growth in spending . . .

Tags: Butch Parrish , DCH , Jerry Dubberly , Medicaid , program revisions , state funding , Tim Golden

Deal signs attempt to fix developers’ tax break

Gov. Nathan Deal signs a bill revising a tax break for developers of tourist attractions in Georgia . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , developers , Invest Georgia , Nathan Deal , Ron Stephens , tax break , Tim Golden , tourist attractions , venture capital fund

Developers’ tax break, venture capital fund okayed

The Legislature gives final passage to the creation of a state venture capital fund and the correction of problems in a tax break for developers . . .

Tags: Ron Stephens , tax break , Tim Golden , tourist attractions , venture capital fund

Senate approves Gulfstream tax break

A $16 million tax break for Gulfstream Aerospace will be extended under legislation passed by the House and Senate . . .

Tags: Gulfstream Aerospace , Nan Orrock , Steve Henson , tax exemption , Tim Golden