Business > Republicans

After backlash, Delta CEO says Ga. voting law 'unacceptable'

20 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

ATLANTA - The CEO of Georgia-based Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that the state's new election law overhaul is “unacceptable” and “based on a lie,” after the company faced criticism that it didn't speak out forcefully enough in opposition to the bill when it was being considered by the state's Republican leaders.
CEO Ed Bastian offered his assessment of the new Georgia law in a memo sent to employees less than a week after Delta officials joined other corporate lobbyists to shape the final version of a sweeping measure that could make it harder for some Georgia citizens to cast...
Read more ...

 

Atlanta-Based Delta Joins Companies Opposing New Georgia Voting Law

20 days ago   |   By Forbes

The company was facing boycott calls, like Coca-Cola.
Read more ...

 

Delta Airlines Blasts Georgia Voter Suppression In Nightmare For GOP

20 days ago   |   By Politicus USA

Delta Airlines is the largest employer in Georgia, and the company CEO has released a new memo blasting Georgia's voter suppression laws.
Read more ...

 

Delta reverses course, calling Georgia's voting law ‘unacceptable.'

20 days ago   |   By NY Times


Read more ...

 

'This bill was based on a lie': Delta CEO blasts restrictive new Georgia voting law after activist pressure

'This bill was based on a lie': Delta CEO blasts restrictive new Georgia voting law after activist pressure

20 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastion criticized Georgia's recent voting law in a new memo.
"I need to make it crystal clear that the final bill is unacceptable and does not match Delta's values," Bastion wrote in the memo to the Atlanta-based company.
The SB 202 bill makes changes to nearly all aspects of voting and elections in the state, Grace Panetta reported for Insider. The most controversial aspects of the new law include a ban on volunteers giving water and snacks to voters waiting in line, more stringent voter ID laws for absentee ballots, and "ballot selfies" are...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Republicans      Election      Business      Business      Breaking      Breaking-news      Decision Maker Content      Decisionmaker      Featured News      Delta Air Lines Inc      Bastian      Edward H      Voter Registration and Requirements      Georgia      BlackRock Inc      Fink      Laurence D  


Police union welcomes verdict, says 'justice has worked' after Derek Chauvin...

Police union welcomes verdict, says 'justice has worked' after Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder

Summary List Placement That former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin is now a was convicted of murder, among other charges , serves as proof that the "system of justice has... Read more ...

AOC reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict, says the fact that George Floyd had to...

AOC reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict, says the fact that George Floyd had to die 'to be seen and valued is not justice'

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed in Tuesday after the former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted on multiple counts of... Read more ...

Netflix stock drops 10% as new subscribers fall short

Netflix stock drops 10% as new subscribers fall short

Shares of Netflix were walloped on Tuesday after the company said it added 4 million net subscribers globally in the first three months of the year, falling short of Wall... Read more ...

AOC's Green New Deal reintroduced as she claims ‘trampling of indigenous...

AOC's Green New Deal reintroduced as she claims ‘trampling of indigenous rights' & ‘racial justice' are causes of climate change

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has left critics scratching their heads after citing the “trampling of indigenous rights” and “racial justice” as causes of climate... Read more ...

Apple's new iMac is faster, bigger, and more colorful than before - here's...

Apple's new iMac is faster, bigger, and more colorful than before - here's how it compares to the 2019 iMac

Summary List Placement Apple has officially unveiled its new 24-inch iMac with prices starting at $1,299. The redesigned desktop boasts several major upgrades over the previous... Read more ...

'Clean up your mess, Kevin': Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries responds to...

'Clean up your mess, Kevin': Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries responds to Maxine Waters censure effort by telling GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to 'sit this one out'

Summary List Placement Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, the 4th-highest ranking House Democrat, admonished Republican efforts to censure Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters and argued the GOP... Read more ...

AOC, Ed Markey relaunch a Green New Deal to create 'millions' of new jobs...

AOC, Ed Markey relaunch a Green New Deal to create 'millions' of new jobs - without saying how much it will cost

Summary List Placement Two years after it was first introduced, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts reintroduced the Green New Deal on... Read more ...

The new $179 Apple TV 4K adds a refreshed Siri remote and improved...

The new $179 Apple TV 4K adds a refreshed Siri remote and improved processing power

Summary List Placement Apple just announced a new version of Apple TV 4K, the company's signature set-top streaming box. The new Apple TV will start $179, the same price as the... Read more ...

Kansas City Southern surges 16% after $34 billion offer from Canadian...

Kansas City Southern surges 16% after $34 billion offer from Canadian National sparks bidding war

Summary List Placement Kansas City Southern surged as much as 16% on Tuesday after it received a competing $34 billion take-over bid from Canadian National. Canadian National's... Read more ...

George W. Bush condemns the Republican Party as 'isolationist...

George W. Bush condemns the Republican Party as 'isolationist, protectionist' and 'nativist' and says it's scaring people about immigration

Summary List Placement Former President George W. Bush called his own political party "isolationist, protectionist, and to a certain extent nativist" during a "Today" interview... Read more ...