Category: Lt. Governor

Senate Pro Temp David Shafer Files Paperwork To Run For Lieutenant Governor

According to paperwork filed with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission yesterday, Senate Pro Temp David Shafer is in the race for Lieutenant Governor. It’s a logical step for Shafer who has been a power broker in the Capitol for years. You can view his registration information here…if you’re that kind of person.

Ralston Puts “Other Georgia” In The Spotlight

This week’s Courier Herald column: There was a time in recent Georgia history when it was impolite to talk about the concept of “Two Georgias”. There was the thriving and growing Atlanta – the economic engine of the state. Then, there was everything else. The “Other Georgia”. The people that could see the writing on

Deal, Cagle, and Ralston Addressed Priorities at GMA Breakfast

Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston all spoke to municipal elected officials and city staff at the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayor’s Day breakfast in downtown Atlanta. Highlights! Governor Nathan Deal Last May, Governor Deal vetoed HB 216, which would have granted workers’ compensation to firefighters diagnosed with