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Georgia Capitol busy with qualifiers

...9 a.m. at the Capitol when the weeklong qualifying period officially began.Gov. Nathan Deal and House Speaker David Ralston were the first through the door on the Republican side. On the Democratic side of the Capitol, congressmen David...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-03-03/capitol-busy-q
Former Georgia congressman Bo Callaway dies

...inspired a generation of young Republicans, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, was 12 in 1966 and told the newspaper he remembered even then the impact Callaway had."I grew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-16/former-georgia-congressman-bo
Ga. Republicans stick to election-year legislative agenda, scuttle more controversial bills

...offered in English and 11 other languages. That measure did not make it to a vote on the Senate floor.House Speaker David Ralston said Republicans have put forward measures that are "very inclusive and very fair." Among those was a bipartisan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/ga-republicans-stick-election-year-
Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day

...state should expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.House Bill 990 is co-sponsored by House Speaker David Ralston and Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, both Republicans, and is expected to receive a vote on Monday. The bill would essentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/several-issues-lawmakers-cros
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston says future of transportation depends on the people's vote

...should decide if they want to vote for a July 31 tax referendum to fund transportation projects, Georgia House Speaker David Ralston said Tuesday in Augusta."I stand on letting the people make that decision. I think what's important is that we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-10/georgia-house-speaker-da
Medicaid expansion bill opens new political attack

...filed a bill with little fanfare but big political ramifications.House Bill 990, co-sponsored by House Speaker David Ralston and Speaker Pro Tem Jan Jones, both Republicans, would essentially negate Gov. Nathan Deal's ability to expand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-22/medicaid-expansion-bill-opens
Ga. Republicans propose deterring Medicaid expansion by requiring legislative vote

...on whether to allow more uninsured to get coverage from the government.The proposal this week from House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, would block Georgia's government from changing the rules for the Medicaid program so more people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-13/ga-republicans-propose-deterring-me
Ga. House wants say on Medicaid expansion

...mulling for months before introducing House Bill 990 on Tuesday with Deal's approval. It is cosponsored by Speaker David Ralston, two of Deal's floor leaders and others."It is wise policy to make sure that something of that magnitude would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-17/ga-house-wants-say-medic
Georgians favor medical marijuana, but not guns on campus, poll says

...majority for people who describe themselves as independents.This comes after both Gov. Nathan Deal and House Speaker David Ralston have been quoted in the media saying they are open to consider legalizing medical uses of marijuana."The key here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-16/georgians-favor-medical-
Bill would boost Ga. appointee expenses

...to the federal government's expense rates.Rep. Ben Harbin introduced it the day of the snow storm, and Speaker David Ralston assigned it Monday to the House Governmental Affairs Committee for consideration."I thought we were all getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-04/bill-would-boost-ga-appo