Interview with Carlton Colwell and Eric Holmes on Politics and Lobbying, January 12, 2007

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Carlton Colwell was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1964. He represented several North Georgia mountain counties for thirty years. Colwell served on various committees, including Appropriations, Ways and Means, and Fiscal Affairs. He served as chairman of the State Institution and Property Committee, and oversaw the prison system in Georgia. In the early 1980s Colwell helped rewrite the Georgia Constitution as a member of the Constitutional Revision commission. In this interview, Colwell and Eric Holmes discuss lobbying’s role in politics from the perspectives of both the lobbyist and the legislator.

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2007-01-12

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rbrl220rogp-009

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Carlton Colwell, Eric Holmes, and Bob Short, “Interview with Carlton Colwell and Eric Holmes on Politics and Lobbying, January 12, 2007,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed September 25, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL220ROGP/rbrl220rogp-009.