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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Gun bill signed by Gov. Deal

As Gov. Deal signs gun bill, his gubernatorial challenger says he should do more for 2nd Amendment rights, while another challenger explains race.

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Democratic candidates make case at Gwinnett forum

Democrats running in the May 20 primary for U.S. Senate, state school superintendent and other races attended a forum put on by the local party.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Pennington, Martin propose ethics reforms

Political candidates in the governor’s race and a local Senate race propose restructuring to the state ethics commission in the wake of a scandal.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Hannity endorses Kingston in Senate race

Radio personality Sean Hannity backs Congressman Jack Kingston in the Georgia Senate race; local Republicans and Democrats schedule forums.

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At Georgia Gwinnett College, Rob Woodall discusses recent legislation

In a town hall discussion with Georgia Gwinnett College honors students, U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall talked about events in Washington, the FairTax and recent legislation.

Teachers get voice in state health plan process

Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order requiring a teacher representative in the State Health Benefit Plan process.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: GOP hosts debate for school superintendent candidates

Gwinnett’s GOP plans an April 17 debate for the nine people vying for the party’s nomination for state school superintendent.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Senators continue autism advocacy at the Georgia Capitol

Senators participated in a press conference last week on Autism Awareness Day in Georgia.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Ethics case verdict could impact governor's race

Gov. Deal’s political foes say the $700,000 verdict in a case involving the former state ethics commission director could have political consequences; Georgia’s Secretary of State’s Office launches new technology for voters.

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New developments in three city of Snellville 'follies'

An attorney representing a woman who was sworn into office in January filed a notice that he could sue the city of Snellville for $1 million.

Committee formed to study child welfare in wake of Gwinnett case

Two Gwinnett legislators were named to the Child Welfare Reform Council by Gov. Nathan Deal.

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POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: ‘Photo finish’ predicted in Georgia governor’s race

A poll released this week shows Gov. Nathan Deal with a slight lead over Sen. Jason Carter, President Carter’s grandson, in the upcoming November contest.

2014 Election Candidates

A complete list of the candidates on Gwinnett election ballots in 2014

State School Superintendent: Democratic candidates

Six Democratic candidates are facing off in the May 20 primary election.

Commissioner of Insurance: Democratic candidates

Two Democratic candidates are vying for the opportunity to run for commissioner of insurance.


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