Archive for the ‘Edward Lindsey’ Category

Fulton County State Reps File Suit Against Fulton County Commission for Property Tax Rate Increase

ATLANTA— Six Fulton County state representatives and one former state representative announced today that they have filed legal suit to seek a preliminary and permanent injunction against the Fulton County Commission to stop a 17 percent property tax rate increase. The legislators said that the increase violates measures outlined in House Bill 604, which they sponsored during the 2013 legislative session. (more…)

Speaker Ralston Appoints Edward Lindsey to the Joint Study Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Funding

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the appointment of State Representative Edward Lindsey (R- Atlanta) as a citizen member to the Joint Study Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Funding. As a result, Rep. Lindsey will resign from the Georgia General Assembly to accept the position. (more…)

Speaker Ralston and Lt. Governor Cagle Announce Appointments to Joint Study Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Funding

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston today announced the following appointments to the Joint Study Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Funding, pursuant to HR 1573: (more…)

Remote Testimony Bill Heads to Governor’s Office

ATLANTA— The Georgia Senate recently passed House Bill 804, sending it to Governor Deal for consideration. Introduced by State Representative Edward Lindsey (R-Atlanta), House Bill 804 would allow young victims to testify remotely in certain cases of abuse. (more…)

False Medicaid Claims Bill Heads to Governor

ATLANTA— The Georgia Senate recently passed House Bill 973, sending it to Governor Deal for consideration. Sponsored by State Representative Edward Lindsey (R-Atlanta), HB 973 expands the 2007 Medicaid False Claims Act to include entities that defraud contractors, subcontractors and agencies from the Georgia Medicaid program. (more…)