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Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

...2015 legislative session. A controversial "religious freedom" bill appeared to be dead for the year, with Speaker David Ralston said it would not emerge in the closing hours of this year's General Assembly.AUTISM: Health insurance plans would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-02/georgia-house-speaker-says-no-vote-
Stalled 'religious freedom' measure's opponents, supporters ramp up pressure with days left

...and others in favor of the bill unsuccessfully tried to get meetings Monday with Gov. Nathan Deal and House Speaker David Ralston at the Capitol."We are trying to get legislation that mirrors the 1993 federal (Religious Freedom Restoration Act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-30/stalled-religious-freedom-mea
Lawmakers rush to award tax break for Mercedes-Benz in chaotic final session

...a clock as it ticked toward midnight.More recently, lawmakers have stopped promptly at midnight. House Speaker David Ralston, a lawyer, rushed to finish the House vote by 12."For time eternal, this day has ended at midnight," Ralston...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/lawmakers-rush-award-tax-break-merc
House Speaker David Ralston denies violating State Bar of Georgia's rules

ATLANTA - House Speaker David Ralston has asked that a complaint filed against him by the State Bar of Georgia be dismissed, denying he violated rules related to his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-07/house-speaker-david-ralston-d
Deal to sign medical marijuana legislation into law

...tweaked Peake's original House measure.After the tally, ending two years of debate, an emotional House Speaker David Ralston hugged Janea Cox, 33, mother of 5-year-old Haleigh Cox, who has intractable epilepsy and is one of the 500...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-03-25/deal-sign-medical-marijuana-leg
Right intent, wrong bill

...spousal abuse through Scripture quotations.And we're not the only conservatives concerned about this legislation.David Ralston, a former state senator and now speaker of the House, told Georgia Public Broadcasting said he already feels "absolutely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-20/right-intent-wrong-bi
Bill for Todd Gurley is last passed Friday

...of the current legislative session. If it passes, it must be signed by the governor to become law.House Speaker David Ralston personally backs the bill and suggested it be given Gurley's number."The most important bill of the session...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/bill-todd-gurley-last-pa
Across Georgia

...it's unclear whether the cannonball contained a live round or a dummy round.In other newsGEORGIA HOUSE Speaker David Ralston says he hasn't made up his mind on a divisive bill that supporters say will protect religious freedom. The bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/across-georgia
Kristina Lee Mize - Garrett Lee Ralston

...Thurman. The groom chose his father, Walker Ralston of Eatonton, Ga., to serve as his best man. Groomsmen were David Ralston, Andrew Mize, Donny Thrift, Kaleb Turk, and Chirs Hardie. The ring bearers were Jack Thurman and Josh Thurman...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=CE000174457557
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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