Tag Archives: Tommie Williams

Williams is leaving the Georgia Senate

After 18 years in the Georgia Senate, Tommie Williams says he is stepping down . . .

Tags: Tommie Williams

Senate kills driver’s licenses for young immigrants

Senate bill cracks down young immigrants living in Georgia under “deferred action” against deportation . . .

Tags: DACA , driver's license , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Tommie Williams

Beach tries to unsnarl the knot on MARTA bills

Senate bills to provide sales tax revenues for MARTA rail expansion continue to move in committee . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , John Albers , MARTA rail expansion , Tommie Williams

Deal signs autism insurance coverage bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation mandating insurance coverage of autism treatments for young children . . .

Tags: autism , Charlie Bethel , Nathan Deal , Tommie Williams

Senate rejects amendment denying immigrant drivers’ licenses

Senate defeats attempt by Sen. Josh McKoon to keep immigrants who’ve been granted deferred status from getting a Georgia drivers’ license . . .

Tags: Curt Thompson , DACA , driver\'s licenses , immigrants , Josh McKoon , Tommie Williams

Williams gets his “Son of TSPLOST” bill through the Senate

The Senate revises a House bill to give groups of counties the ability to hold referendums on sales taxes for highway projects . . .

Tags: highway sales tax , regional referendums , Tommie Williams , TSPLOST

CTCA makes late attempt to remove state limitation, but fails

Cancer Treatment Centers of America loses its bid to remove the in-state patient limitation on its hospital in Newnan . . .

Tags: CTCA , Georgia patients , Mike Crane , Renee Unterman , Tommie Williams

Williams brings back ‘Son of T-SPLOST’

Sen. Tommie Williams wants local governments to make another try at passing a sales tax for road projects . . .

Tags: regional referendums , T-SPLOST , Tommie Williams , transportation sales tax

Senate rolls out its own version of transportation tax bill

The Senate unveils a new and much-revised version of a transportation tax bill . . .

Tags: senate , Steve Gooch , Tommie Williams , transportation funding

Senate passes craft brewer bill

Senate passes a bill allowing craft brewers to give a small portion of their product to customers taking guided tours of the facility . . .

Tags: brew pubs , craft brewers , Hunter Hill , package sales , Tommie Williams