Tag Archives: Wendell Willard

Bills would allow retail sales by brewers, distillers

Brewers and distillers could potentially get into retail sales under legislation introduced in the House and Senate . . .

Tags: craft brewers , distillers , GBWA , JQC , retail sales , Wendell Willard

The JQC – in a new form – will take effect Jan. 1

A new Judicial Qualifications Commission will take effect on Jan. 1, but the structure of that new agency is still being worked out . . .

Tags: Judicial Qualifications Commission , Wendell Willard

JQC member concedes: ‘We blew it’

Richard Hyde testifies at length to a House study committee on the workings of the Judicial Qualifications Commission and its handling of complaints against two judges . . .

Tags: Johnnie Caldwell Jr. , JQC , Richard Hyde , Wendell Willard

House panel kicks off JQC hearings; ‘We’re not trying to destroy the commission’

Rep. Wendell Willard holds the first of several contentious hearings on the activities of the Judicial Qualifications Commission . . .

Tags: Jeff Davis , JQC , Mark Dehler , Wendell Willard

JQC hearings start, but without a key witness

The former executive director of the Judicial Qualifications Commission won’t testify before a legislative committee investigating the watchdog agency . . .

Tags: JQC , Mark Dehler , Wendell Willard

Political Notes — Orlando shootings bring renewed calls for gun control

At the national and state levels, there are calls for tighter gun control laws about the mass shootings of 50 people at an Orlando nightclub . . .

Tags: 3rd Congressional District , Barack Obama , Drew Ferguson , gun control , Mary Margaret Oliver , Nathan Deal , Wendell Willard

On the CON issue, it’s wait ‘til next year

Rep. Wendell Willard’s bill to repeal the certificate of need law is put into a study committee until the next legislative session . . .

Tags: certificate of need , Wendell Willard

House votes to revise judicial watchdog agency

House legislation would shift appointments to the Judicial Qualification Commission from the State Bar to the Legislature . . .

Tags: appointments , JQC , State Bar , Wendell Willard

Willard makes late-session attempt to repeal CON

Rep. Wendell Willard introduces another bill that would repeal Georgia’s certificate of need law governing the construction of new hospitals . . .

Tags: certificate of need , CTCA , Wendell Willard

House bill prohibits selling of fetuses

Georgia House votes to pass two abortion-related bills . . .

Tags: abortions , fetal tissue , Planned Parenthood , Wendell Willard