Monthly Archives: November 2017

Governor Adds Three to Judicial Nominating Commission

Written by Jonathan Ringel - Daily Report Online | Nov 21, 2017 | News

Governor names three former staffers to Judicial Nominating Commission. Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday named three of his former staffers to the Judicial Nomination Commission, which recommends candidates for the governor to consider when filling open judgeships. Deal named Ryan Teague, David Werner and Thomas Worthy to the panel. Teague, […]

Invest Atlanta Sues City Ethics Board Over Decision Barring ‘Free’ Stadium Tickets

Written by Greg Land - Daily Report Online | Nov 17, 2017 | News

Atlanta’s development arm, Invest Atlanta, has sued the city Board of Ethics over its refusal to reverse a ruling declaring that tickets to events at the soon-to-open Mercedes-Benz Stadium are an illegal gratuity barred by city ordinance. Barred from getting free tickets to sporting events at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, […]

Runoff, recount or winner? Atlanta council race not settled

Written by Vanessa McCray and Arielle Kass - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Nov 16, 2017 | News

At first, the Atlanta City Council race between Courtney English and incumbent Michael Julian Bond was headed to a recount. But late Thursday, the outcome was still unclear: Bond claimed victory while English dropped his recount request and contended instead that a runoff election is required. An incredibly close race […]