Category: Attorney General

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

Sen. Perdue Supports Sen. Sessions for Attorney General

Today, President-Elect Donald Trump nominated Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to the position of Attorney General. Sessions has been a supporter of Trump from the start of his campaign, and has been credited by many as a major influence on Trump’s positions on immigration. While the reaction on social media to the nomination has been mixed,

Attorney General Chris Carr

Attorney General Chris Carr was sworn in today at the Capitol to become Georgia’s 54th Attorney General. Governor Nathan Deal appointed Carr after former Attorney General Sam Olens stepped down to serve as President of Kennesaw State University. Carr will fulfill the remainder of the approximate 26 months left on Olens’ term. Carr previously served as

A “Pat” On The Back

Now that it’s all over but the shouting, (from some dopey college kids who ought to be locked up for disrupting a public meeting) and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens been appointed President of Kennesaw State University and Chris Carr, the former Commissioner of the State Department of Economic Development, has been announced as Olens’ replacement, we should

Olens Confirmed to Head KSU

Following several months of rumors, The Atlanta Business Chronicle reported this afternoon that Attorney General Sam Olens will take the helm of Kennesaw State University. Sources anticipate that Chris Carr, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, will be appointed as Attorney General by Governor Deal. Former KSU President Dan Papp retired in June following an audit