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Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...Republican takeover of Congress engineered by Newt Gingrich.Kingston got assigned to the budget-writing Appropriations Committee, giving him considerable influence to steer federal dollars back home. Fort Stewart and other military bases...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after GOP runoff

...is it's the same plan he had in 2006."Perdue also has attacked Kingston, a longtime member of the House Appropriations Committee, for using budget earmarks to steer money to Georgia before joining colleagues to ban the practice of single...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-19/kingston-perdu
Good things come in threes

...bill contains a clause added by U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, a Savannah Republican and member of the House Appropriations Committee, that allocates $1.5 million to the Army Corps of Engineers to finalize an agreement to start construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-22/good-things-come-thre
House-passed budget bills seeks to end delays starting $706M deepening of Savannah harbor

...make room for supersized cargo ships.But Rep. Jack Kingston, a Savannah Republican and member of the House Appropriations Committee, added a clause aimed at pressuring the Army Corps of Engineers to finalize by Oct. 1 an agreement to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-11/house-passed-budget-bills-see
Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

...problem, we have a spending problem," Kingston says, echoing a familiar GOP argument. The longtime House Appropriations Committee member, now a subcommittee chairman, touts his success trimming various government operations, such as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-17/kingston-perdue-offer-few-det
Look out, Georgians, here come attack ads

...Congressional Record reports how he voted, and he acknowledges using budget earmarks as a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee to fund projects in Georgia. But his supporters argue the liberal label doesn't fit.Negative ads are likely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-19/look-out-georg
Kingston continues political climb

...Georgia legislative delegation combined. Kingston says the reason is simply that he was the only Georgian on an appropriations committee and he was carrying water for his state on behalf of the rest of them."Jack will say, 'Yeah, some of these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-07/kingston-conti
Panel looks for answers to the rural health care crisis

...an easy one,'' said state Rep. Terry England, R-Auburn, a panel member who chairs the powerful House Appropriations Committee. "We're open to a lot of different ideas and solutions."Possible remedies include a new initiative for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-06-10/panel-looks-answers-rural-he
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...Special interests poured $365,863 into Kingston's campaign account. He's a longtime member of the House Appropriations Committee, making him an influential voice in how the government spends its money. Broun's appeal to grass-roots...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-05
Tea party stirs Ga. GOP runoff after primary loss

...bipartisan budget bill. While campaigning, he points to a record of cutting spending as a member of the House Appropriations Committee.Perdue's outsider message, of running against Washington and career politicians, would seem an easier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-05-31/tea-party-stir