Big Texas welcome for Google self-driving cars

...warm that the mayor used talking points written by a Google lobbyist when the tech titan began testing prototypes on their streets...verbatim from a list of talking points drafted by a Google lobbyist in Texas, Gerardo Interiano, according to records obtained...

Kinder Morgan official says Palmetto Pipeline will get built

...a PR issue." Experienced lobbyists Kinder Morgan advertised heavily...Finance Com mis sion lists 12 lobbyists working for Kinder Morgan...answered." Among those dozen lobbyists are at least five who have...directly. Most recently a lobbyist for Delta, Kindregan was...

Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

...found overwhelming support for limits on lobbyists' gifts to public officials. The next...cap. It also required candidates and lobbyists to file reports more frequently while...changes have worked so far. Overall lobbyist giving has declined.Also in 2012...

Georgia agency rejects cancer centers' push to boost numbers

...criticized the company's appeal to state health officials as a subversion of the General Assembly's powers. Officials and lobbyists for the Georgia Hospital Asso cia tion and large health care providers warned that Cancer Treatment Centers would "cherry-pick...

Rants & Raves

...reappointment as the Augusta president of the NAACP! Obviously, the law and common sense are not part of the NAACP criteria for elective office. WE NEED A president with courage and congressmen with some fight instead of catering to lobbyists.

State still implementing measures from education grant that ended last year

...said Kelly McCutchen, the president of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, a conservative think tank. Angela Palm, a lobbyist with the Georgia School Boards Association, has a similar opinion, though for different reasons. The direct impact is hard...

Georgia hospitals oppose changes sought by Cancer Treatment Centers of America

...Kent, COO of the company's Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan. "In the legislature, there are hundreds of lobbyists and millions of dollars coming in from the other side to keep us from growing."The effort has inflamed some lawmakers...

Lobbyists treat PSC like royalty

...about this time, utility lobbyists start stuffing the stockings...Journal-Constitution's analysis of lobbyist disclosure records for the past...comparatively little.A single lobbyist, Terry Hobbs of SCANA Energy...accounts for about 40 percent of lobbyist spending on the PSC since...

Lobbyists spend nearly $1 million

...5,425 in lobbyist spending in 2011. Fifty-two lobbyists bought Ralston...tickets along with lobbyist-funded tickets...2,000. Lobbyists also reported...OVERALL, LOBBYIST SPENDING was...this session. Lobbyists poured $997...

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Leaders split on use of lobbyist

...are not alone in their lobbyist-aided pursuit of federal...that have dispatched lobbyists to Washington, D...riverfront road extensions. Lobbyists are "not up there twisting...Columbus have state lobbyists. He also said that Atlanta probably has a lobbyist in Washington. Augusta...

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