Category: Attorney General

You Can’t Have a Hospital Because We Don’t Get to Build It

In the continuing saga that is the building of a hospital in Columbia County, The Augusta Chronicle reports today that the Georgia Court of Appeals has voted to send the case Doctors Hospital filed against the Georgia Department of Community Health back to Fulton County Superior Court. Doctors Hospital had asked for a judicial review of the

Carr announces firearms license reciprocity agreement with Virginia

Another state has been added to the list for firearms license reciprocity in Georgia. Attorney General Chris Carr announced Wednesday that Virginia firearms licenses will be recognized in Georgia. Reciprocity stems from a 1996 law which allows Georgia to grant the privilege to citizens from other states that also recognize Georgia’s firearms licenses. Virginia recently

Former Clayton County Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Ethics Charges

From a press release: Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Wole Ralph, former Clayton County Commissioner, entered a guilty plea to filing false campaign disclosure reports in violation of the Ethics in Government Act and received 24 months of probation. The court sentenced Ralph under the First Offender Act. “As elected officials, we have

AG Carr Urges Withdrawl of EPA’s Waters Of The US Rule

From a press release: ATLANTA, GA –Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a bipartisan group of twenty-five state attorneys general urging President-elect Donald Trump to rescind the “Clean Water Rule: Definition of Waters of the United States” (WOTUS Rule)—which was promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Attorney General Carr Announces New Leadership Team

Newly minted Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr rolled out his picks for senior leadership today. Replacing Solicitor General Britt Grant, who was appointed by Governor Deal to the Georgia Supreme Court, Carr is promoting Deputy Solicitor General, Sarah Hawkins Warren. Warren also served as the Special Counsel for Water Litigation and was heavily involved in