Tag Archives: Tom McCall

House unplugs bill prohibiting public internet service

A bill that would have stopped cities and counties from providing internet access to their residents hits a firewall in the House and is voted down . . .

Tags: broadband services , Debbie Buckner , internet access , Jay Powell , Mark Hamilton , Tom McCall

Ag, DNR officials raise questions about ‘captive hunting’

Lawmakers hear proposals to legalize ‘captive hunting’ on deer farms in rural areas . . .

Tags: agriculture department , capitive hunting , deer farms , DNR , Robert Cobb , Roger Bruce , Todd Holbrook , Tom McCall

House passes billboard tree-cutting bill

After numerous tries over the years, the outdoor advertising industry gets a bill approved by the House to allow clear-cutting of trees around billboards . . .

Tags: billboards , Jon Burns , Mary Margaret Oliver , Richard Smith , Tom McCall , tree removal

House bills would regulate interbasin transfers

Lawmakers from outside Metro Atlanta make another attempt at passing legislation that would establish standards for interbasin transfers of water . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Debbie Buckner , EPD , interbasin transfers , Tom McCall , water resources