Tag Archives: Tom Taylor

Political Notes — Not even the Orlando shootings move the Senate on gun control

Four bills aimed at keeping terrorism suspects from buying firearms are blocked in the U.S. Senate, with Johnny Isakson and David Perdue among those who were doing the blocking . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , firearms purchases , Johnny Isakson , Michael McNeely , State Bar of Georgia , terrorism suspects , Tom Taylor

Ralston gives Rep. Taylor an important committee assignment

Speaker David Ralston names Rep. Tom Taylor, recently nailed on a DUI charge, to an important study committee on regional transit issues . . .

Tags: David Ralston , dui arrest , House study committees , Tom Taylor

Political Notes — Here’s a race with imams, animal sacrifices, and escorted entries

If you’re looking for entertainment, there’s a weird House race going on in Dunwoody . . .

Tags: House race , Tom Owens , Tom Taylor , veteran poll workers

Political Notes – Lawmakers start push for City of South Fulton

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation for a referendum on the City of South Fulton; how will Mayor Kasim Reed react? . . .

Tags: coal ash , EPD , Kasim Reed , Roger Bruce , South Fulton referendum , Tom Taylor , Virgil Fludd , William Perry

Political Notes – The fate of campus carry bill is still a mystery

There’s still no word on what Gov. Nathan Deal will do with the campus carry bill, but he won’t do it until next week . . .

Tags: campus carry , Nathan Deal , Savannah special election , Tom Taylor

There is no good time for a legislator to get a DUI

Can Rep. Tom Taylor survive the embarrassment of being arrested for DUI while carrying a firearm? . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: dui arrest , Tom Taylor

Lawmakers take a look at online short-term rentals

A House study committee plans several hearings on short-term, online-based rental services like Airbnb and HomeAway . . .

Tags: Airbnb , HomeAway , short-term rentals , Spencer Frye , Terry Rogers , Tom Taylor

Fingerprints, taxes are hurdles for ride-share services

Ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft oppose a House bill that would regulate their business . . .

Tags: Alan Powell , Chuck Martin , Howard Maxwell , regulation , ride-share services , taxis , Tom Taylor

Bill seeks to slow down the incorporation process

DeKalb County legislators are at odds over the proposed creation of a new city of Brookhaven . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , DeKalb County , elena parent , incorporation , Mark Hamilton , Mary Margaret Oliver , Mike Jacobs , Tom Taylor