Tag Archives: Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Ralston will have a rematch in GOP primary

Wrestling coach Sam Snider says he will run again in 2016 GOP primary against House Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Common Cause , David Ralston , ethics ranking , Marco Rubio , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens , Sam Snider , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – A convicted (and pardoned) felon on the ballot

One of the candidates who wants to run for Ross Tolleson’s state senate seat has a history of felony convictions — but he also has a pardon from the Board of Pardons and Paroles . . .

Tags: budget deal , Denis O'Hayer , department of revenue , Kelly Gardner , license tag renewals , Michael Reece , Special Election , Tom Price , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – In times of trouble, Barnes is the one they call

Politicians as different as David Ralston and Tyrone Brooks have hired the same lawyer when they faced serious legal issues: former governor Roy Barnes . . .

Tags: Brookhaven , David Ralston , J. Max Davis , roy barnes , State Bar complaint , Stefanini , Tyrone Brooks

Brooks could be booted from special House election

Administrative law judge says Tyrone Brooks Jr. doesn’t meet residency requirement to run for his father’s legislative seat . . .

Tags: ballot eligibility , Michael Malihi , residency requirement , Tyrone Brooks

Seven candidates qualify to replace Brooks in the House

There are seven candidates competing for the state House seat vacated by Tyrone Brooks . . .

Tags: House seat , Special Election , Tyrone Brooks

Special election to replace Tyrone Brooks called for June 16

Special election is called by the secretary of state for June 16 to replace resigned legislator Tyrone Brooks . . .

Tags: Special Election , Tyrone Brooks

Brooks pleads guilty to federal fraud charges

Tyrone Brooks leaves the Legislature and pleads guilty to federal charges that he defrauded two non-profit organizations . . .

Tags: federal fraud charges , guilty pleas , Tyrone Brooks

Political Notes – Tyrone Brooks steps down after 35 years in the House

One of Georgia’s longest-serving legislators, Tyrone Brooks, resigned his seat in the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Emory University , fraud charges , McKenna Long , Tyrone Brooks , undocumented students

Political Notes: Lawmakers plan for April 2 adjournment

The General Assembly will finish this year’s session on April 2, barring any unforeseen delays . . .

Tags: Bill Cowsert , legislative adjournment , Tyrone Brooks

House okays MLK, Ten Commandments monuments

Rep. Greg Morris’ bill to erect a monument to the Ten Commandments on the capitol grounds is approved by the House . . .

Tags: capitol grounds , Greg Morris , Larry O\'Neal , Martin Luther King , Ten Commandments monument , Tyrone Brooks