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|Title:||Ken Posten Oral History Interview 1994 July 19|
|Date:||1994 July 19|
|Description:||Local identification number: Posten, K_19940719_(P1994-01)|
Ken Posten has served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1989 to the present.
Among topics discussed: History of Catoosa County; influence of Chattanooga on N.W. Georgia counties; influence of politics on early life; reasons for being Democrat; early involvement in political campaigns; J.B. Stoner; Norman Underwood; Hamilton Jordan; David Broder; first election; Tom Murphy, Petroleum Council of Georgia; petroleum retail divorcement; marriage; Doug Teper; Max Cleland; Denmark Groover; health problems; reapportionment; ethics legislation; Hilred Shumake; wedding gift controversy; Charles Weltner; funding for Ringgold welcome center; Nathan Deal; DuBose Porter; Reform Caucus; slush funds; Henrietta Turnquest; Pierre Howard; House sex toy incident; Ray Holland; political tactics; House Republicans; failure of bipartisan alliances; Murphy "threatening lawyer" incident; primary opposition; Ron Fennell; "Green Door" (budget) committee; Bubba McDonald; Black Caucus; conflicts with Tom Murphy; the media; lobbyists; David Zurow; "susie the dog" bill; prospects for future.
|Subjects:||Political campaigns--Georgia | Apportionment (Election law) | Legislative bodies--Ethics | Weltner, Charles Longstreet | Deal, Nathan | Stoner, Jesse Benjamin, 1924-2005|
|Contributors:||Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections|
|Online Publisher:||Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library|
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|Related Materials:||Southern Labor Archives Collection | Posten, Ken, Interviewed by Clifford Kuhn, 19 July 1994, P1994-01, Series N. Legislative Oral History Project (P2000-09), Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.|
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/ggdp/id/1326|
|Related Institutions:||Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections|
|Collection Information:||Georgia Government Documentation Project|
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