Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck

Former state legislator Ben Joseph "Joey" Brush Jr. was killed in a motorcycle accident...his father, said Herbert, adding that during Brush's time as a legislator, he was instrumental in helping pass laws pertaining to the industry...

Questions await Ga. legislature's role in pipeline

...While there's little doubt about legislator sentiment regarding a proposed petroleum...lawmakers to act if they see the need.Legislators say they're deciding what their next...vote to undo safeguards they favor.A legislator or a lobbyist sympathetic to Kinder...

Military pensions exempt from state taxes under lawmaker proposal

ATLANTA ? Military pensions would be exempt from state income tax under a proposal announced Thursday by a freshman legislator.Rep. Jesse Petrea, R-Savannah, said he would pay for his plan by boosting the tax on cigarettes 28 cents per pack...

Shipping proposal outlined for medical marijuana by legislator

ATLANTA - The legislator championing medical marijuana in Georgia said Monday that he hopes to announce an agreement soon with a manufacturer that aims...

Georgia attorney general says decision on daily fantasy sports legality 'pending'

...violate state law."I have no idea which way the winds are blowing in Atlanta on this topic, but I don't think many legislators would want to be the person who took away daily fantasy sports," Holloway said.Industry research firm Eilers Research...

Legislator introduces bills about deceased

ATLANTA - An Augusta legislator whose husband died last year...provide the flags to honor legislators, statewide elected officials...election could be called after a legislator dies. Why: Rep. Earnestine...starts. Her husband, a legislator himself, died last year...

Column: A new Ga. breed - lobbyist-turned-legislator

...critter entirely: the lobbyist-turned-legislator. At least four incoming members of...stay involved in the same issues as a legislator, pushing for corporate tax reform and...for newcomers about how to be a better legislator (listening to Pfizer lobbyists is undoubtedly...

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Savannah legislator will retire

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Saying he can't be a good father, husband and legislator at the same time, State Rep. Tom Bordeaux is retiring after 16 years in the state House. Dean of the Chatham County delegation...

Athens legislator quits, will join UGA

ATLANTA - The former Athens legislator who helped spearhead the state's welfare reform movement the past three years is quitting to return to his hometown and join...

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Local judge, state legislator Preston Lewis Jr. dead at 81

Preston Brooks Lewis Jr., an attorney, judge and legislator, died Sunday at age 81.Lewis served as Burke County attorney and Juvenile Court judge for more than 30 years, served six terms...