• Georgia Republicans are stuck in a philosophical crisis on taxes amid the battle between Delta and the NRA

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Republicans in the Georgia Senate blocked a bill on Monday that would have given Delta Airlines a major tax break.
    The block stemmed from the airline's decision to end a partnership with the National Rifle Association.
    The decision has opened up a fault line in the state between Republicans attempting to prove conservative credentials by attacking Delta and pro-business Republicans who think the break will help grow the economy.
    Republicans in Georgia have become entrenched in a ideological intraparty battle, debating over free market ideals and gun rights with Delta Airlines and the...
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  • Minneapolis, New York politicians look for opening after GOP threat to Delta

    Minneapolis, New York politicians look for opening after GOP threat to Delta

    6 monthes ago - By Biz Journals

    After Delta Air Lines Inc. canceled a discount program from NRA members, Republican leaders in the airline's home state of Georgia threatened a $50 million tax exemption for the company. And don't think politicians in every other Delta hub market didn't notice.
    Atlanta Business Chronicle reported on the blowback Delta is getting from its move to end discounts offered to members of the National Rifle Association; the airline is one of more than a dozen big companies nationally to cut...
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  • Delta Air Lines Is Getting Roasted by Georgia Over the NRA. These States Are Offering It a New Home

    Delta Air Lines Is Getting Roasted by Georgia Over the NRA. These States Are Offering It a New Home

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Delta Air Lines' relationship with its home state of Georgia has been souring in recent days, after Delta announced it would end its discount program for National Rifle Association members and Republican Party leaders in the state responded by threatening to kill a tax break that benefits Delta.
    But top officials from Democratic states have a different message for Delta: move here. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, as well as the lieutenant governors of New York and Washington states, have told Atlanta-based carrier that it can move its headquarters to their states if Delta no longer feels...
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  • As Delta Airlines Drops NRA Discounts, Georgia Threatens Retaliation

    As Delta Airlines Drops NRA Discounts, Georgia Threatens Retaliation

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    "Corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back," the state's lieutenant governor tweeted.
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