Taxing the Internet

...losers in the online marketplace" by favoring companies that can afford faster transmission speeds. Yet the proposal he advocates does precisely that for the politically connected through the force of government.How fair is that?If ISPs are a monopoly-like...

Advocates call for overhaul of federal Animal Welfare Act

...and require only bare minimum standards for care and housing of the animals it regulates, which has prompted animal welfare advocates to call for an overhaul of the law. "We have documented many, many instances where animals are in a great deal of suffering...

Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...invited Rankin to meet him and Rozelle at the governor's mansion, and a deal was struck.Sanders was a devoted workout advocate, an avid quail hunter, and a low-handicap golfer. After retiring from politics to develop one of Atlanta's largest and...

Savannah River Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...turned to the labor of cleanup during the 1990s, and the work force went from about 25,000 to about 13,000. Today's SRS advocates say the site must diversify to branch out into new missions. The lab has a glut of hydrogen experience, which is being...

Advocates to push for federal ban on animal testing for cosmetics next year

WASHINGTON - Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States.

Effort to bring medical cannabis to Georgia continues with new legislation expected next year

...cannabis even under narrow circumstances. Meanwhile, progress is being made in bringing clinical trials to Georgia, but advocates warn that will not be enough to help all who see the drug as their best hope to manage debilitating conditions."I don't...

Augusta Warrior Project's expanded mission takes on new name, receives more funding

...funded by the national Wounded Warrior Project and administered through the four-step outreach plan ? connect, educate, advocate and collaborate ? that AWP mastered in Augusta.So far, it has helped 4,568 veterans, including 1,117 to enroll in...

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...at the Pentagon as an ethics attorney for the vice chief of naval operations and, before that, in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps.Haley appointed Burns to a vacant position with the State Ethics Commission earlier this year. His five-year...

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's statement on roadwork seen as overblown

...they've met with her. Several Senate leaders and Ross with the roads alliance said they had not been contacted. His group advocates raising the state's gas tax of 16 cents per gallon ? unchanged since 1987."It allows trucking and tourists to help...

Public meetings on downtown parking set for Dec. 9

...of parking meters, drew a mostly negative reaction from downtown business owners interviewed last month by The Chronicle.Advocates, including Augusta Commission member Marion Williams, have contended that lack of a clear parking plan deters retailers...