On this edition of Political Rewind, Governor Deal makes a surprise announcement that he will suspend a controversial jet fuel tax long sought by Delta Air Lines.
It comes even as the state is preparing a billion dollar package of incentives to lure Amazon’s new headquarters to Atlanta. How will conservatives in the legislature respond to these business-friendly measures, and will they become ensnared in the politics of the governor’s race? Our panel weighs in. Plus, in a speech to Georgia prosecutors, Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes it clear he’s no fan of the criminal justice reforms that have won Governor Deal national acclaim.
Former Georgia Representative Buddy Darden
PeachPod: A Georgia Politics Podcast Co-Founder and Host Kyle Hayes
Former GOP State Legislator Ed Lindsey