Tag Archives: Virgil Fludd

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 – Benton is bashed over Klan comments, withdraws bills

Rep. Tommy Benton is criticized by legislators for making his controversial remarks last week about the Klan and the Civil War . . .

Tags: Darshun Kendrick , Don Parsons , Josh McKoon , Ku Klux Klan , Ryan Gravel , Tommy Benton , victims' rights , Virgil Fludd

Lawmakers will try again to fix the title tax law

Three years after it became law, Georgia’s Title Ad Valorem Tax (TAVT) has run into several problems that legislators want to resolve . . .

Tags: Bill Morie , car dealers , Chuck Martin , GADA , Paul Battles , TAVT , Trey Kelley , Virgil Fludd

House passes two anti-union bills

House Republicans adopt bills cracking down on unions and the use of union workers in government projects . . .

Tags: Ed Lindsey , Mark Hamilton , right to work , Roger Bruce , unions , Virgil Fludd

House Democrats keep Abrams as minority leader

Rep. Stacey Abrams will continue as minority leader in the state House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Brian Thomas , Democratic caucus , Georgia House , Stacey Abrams , Virgil Fludd

Safety net, worker rights being shredded, Dems say

Democratic lawmakers say legislation moving through the General Assembly will give Georgia the weakest unemployment insurance system in the country . . .

Tags: Fran Millar , job creation , jobless benefits , Nan Orrock , unemployment insurance trust fund , Virgil Fludd

House approves anti-union bill

House passes bill to prohibit governments from requiring that bidders on public projects have a union workforce . . .

Tags: Bill Hembree , requirement for public works projects , Stacey Abrams , unions , Virgil Fludd , Winfred Dukes

Lawmakers caution against crackdown on migrant labor

Democratic lawmakers warn that overly punitive state laws against immigrants could harm Georgia’s agricultural industry . . .

Tags: agriculture , Bill Heath , Chip Rogers , immigrants , Jack Murphy , Nan Orrock , Virgil Fludd