’10 General Assembly: Who’s who?

The AJC does a great job at breaking down the leaders of this year’s General Assembly:

The Capitol is full of power brokers who, publicly and behind the scenes, help shape state policy and decide how billions of tax dollars are spent each year. This year the list of the most powerful people at the statehouse will look a little different because of the resignation of House Speaker Glenn Richardson. The chamber’s leadership will be formally elected on the first day of the session, although the majority House Republican Caucus has already made its choices. With that in mind, here are some of the Capitol’s most powerful folks:

Get acquainted with your government. Here’s to a great 2010!


  1. Chris says:

    I believe that post is out of order. Lobbyists should be above Tommie Williams if you’re doing a ranking.

    Typical mistake I’d expect from a rookie.

  2. Chris says:

    About Tommie Williams: “This South Georgia pine straw millionaire”

    SRSLY? You can make money selling pine straw in Georgia?! WTF?

    • Jeff says:

      I’ve never understood it either, but Lowe’s has a truck outside with pine straw you buy by the bale. I don’t think a millionaire could be made off it necessarily, but there is certainly a profit to be made if you have a lot of pine trees in your yard. 😉

    • ByteMe says:

      You can make MILLIONS selling schmucks tap water in a plastic bottle and calling it something foreign like “Dasani”.

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