At first glance, House transportation plan looks good

House Transportation Chairman Jay Roberts, R-Oscilla, makes a point during a press conference Wednesday. (AJC Photo / Bob Andres) The big transportation-plan reveal came Wednesday, and on first glance it appears to be a clear step in the right direction. We still haven’t seen a bill — that will come later Thursday — so I’ll […]

At first glance, House transportation plan looks good

House Transportation Chairman Jay Roberts, R-Oscilla, makes a point during a press conference Wednesday. (AJC Photo / Bob Andres) The big transportation-plan reveal came Wednesday, and on first glance it appears to be a clear step in the right direction. We still haven’t seen a bill — that will come later Thursday — so I’ll […]

Some good bills that are flying under the radar

    The headlines for this legislative session will be dominated by a handful of big issues. Here are a few good bills that deserve more attention than they’ll get. Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act: This is a holdover from 2014, when Rep. Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek, couldn’t assuage the concerns of the power companies […]

Some good bills that are flying under the radar

    The headlines for this legislative session will be dominated by a handful of big issues. Here are a few good bills that deserve more attention than they’ll get. Solar Power Free-Market Financing Act: This is a holdover from 2014, when Rep. Mike Dudgeon, R-Johns Creek, couldn’t assuage the concerns of the power companies […]

Georgia’s Lockette playing for third straight Super Bowl team

Fort Valley State’s Ricardo Lockette is playing for his third straight Super Bowl team. PHOENIX — The young man is a walking lottery ticket. That’s not to take anything away from Richard Lockette’s athletic ability, drive or passion. But there’s something to be said about good fortune. He a No. 4 receiver and a special […]

Georgia’s Lockette playing for third straight Super Bowl team

Fort Valley State’s Ricardo Lockette is playing for his third straight Super Bowl team. PHOENIX — The young man is a walking lottery ticket. That’s not to take anything away from Richard Lockette’s athletic ability, drive or passion. But there’s something to be said about good fortune. He a No. 4 receiver and a special […]

It’s Tiger time … or is Tiger Woods’ time over?

Tiger Woods walks with caddie Joe LaCava to a green during Wednesday’s pro-am prior to the Phoenix Open. (Getty Images) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — I’ve looked all over the TPC Scottsdale and can’t find Bill Belichick anywhere. Oh well, might as well stay here. I’m taking a day off from mid-week, Super Bowl minutiae to cover […]

It’s Tiger time … or is Tiger Woods’ time over?

Tiger Woods walks with caddie Joe LaCava to a green during Wednesday’s pro-am prior to the Phoenix Open. (Getty Images) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — I’ve looked all over the TPC Scottsdale and can’t find Bill Belichick anywhere. Oh well, might as well stay here. I’m taking a day off from mid-week, Super Bowl minutiae to cover […]

Blank vague but Quinn could have final say in Falcons’ roster

Arthur Blank denied to the AJC that general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been stripped of any power. (Curtis Compton, AJC) PHOENIX — In the last three-plus weeks, the Falcons have been unavailable to clarify who will make final personnel decisions in the draft and free agency, or who will have final say over the 53-man […]

Blank vague but Quinn could have final say in Falcons’ roster

Arthur Blank denied to the AJC that general manager Thomas Dimitroff has been stripped of any power. (Curtis Compton, AJC) PHOENIX — In the last three-plus weeks, the Falcons have been unavailable to clarify who will make final personnel decisions in the draft and free agency, or who will have final say over the 53-man […]