2015 Legislative Update Week 2

Tweet This week the Legislature was in recess so that the Appropriations Committee could meet to examine Governor Deal's budget proposals.  Georgia's fiscal year begins on July 1st each year. When we are in Session, we deal with an amended mid-year budget and a budget proposal for the next fiscal year.  For example, the Governor […]

How To Fund Transportation Improvements?

Tweet One of the questions I ask in my 2015 Legislative Session Survey concerns transportation. A joint House-Senate study committee met several times to try to understand what Georgia’s transportation needs are, what they will be in the future, and talk about how we might pay for this. Yesterday they released their final report. You […]

One Interesting Result From My 2015 Legislative Survey

Tweet Texas Senator Ted Cruz grabs the early lead in the Presidential preference question of my 2015 Legislative Survey. Cruz received 16 of the 106 votes cast, or 15%. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul received 13 votes, or 12%. Cruz and Paul were the only potential candidates to have received double digit votes thus far. “Other” […]