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Open Records Act top priority for delegation as new faces join local Legislature

Arrest reports and book mug shots long obtained by media outlets could be restricted from public access at the recommendation of two Augusta legislators.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-10/open-records-act-top-pri
Georgia Senate OKs bill to move elections to May

...election of a mayor and commissioners from Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8 and Super District 10 on the May ballot.Among Augusta legislators, Republican senators Jesse Stone and Bill Jackson voted in favor of the bill while Democrat and mayoral candidate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-15/georgia-senate-oks-bill-
Pastors endorse Evans in House District 127 runoff

...Carl Simmons, of Louisville; and the Rev. Isaac Culbreath, of Louisville.Martin and Howard, the brother of Augusta legislator Rep. Wayne Howard, D-Augusta, are affiliated with the Baptist Ministers Conference of Augusta, a black activist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-11-27/pastors-endors
Elections board moves ahead with polling place closures

...compassionate nation," Gillis said.Local Democratic Party Chairman Lowell Green baum said he planned to ask Augusta legislators to see what they could do.The NAACP is monitoring voting changes in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-11-18/elections-board-moves-ah
Some Augusta advisory board members serve in violation of city code, analysis shows

...coliseum authority in 2008, an attendee and an authority member get in a violent altercation. Not long after, Augusta legislators remade the board, which hired a private management company to manage the facilities. Four years later, the entire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-04-27/some-augusta-advisory-bo
Many politicians seeking office this year have skipped voting, analysis shows

...ballot in 53 percent of 30 elections. She did not return a phone call requesting comment.Other recordsAmong other Augusta legislators, Democratic state Rep. Earnest Smith voted in 88 percent of 32 elections, and Democratic Reps. Quincy Murphy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-09/many-politicia
U.S. judge releases Augusta district map

...Richmond County residents who filed suit in U.S. District Court against the commission and school board after Augusta legislators failed to agree on a new district plan based on 2010 U.S. Census figures.While a local committee had developed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-05/us-judge-relea
Augusta's largest public housing complex set to be demolished

...redeveloped or torn down," Johnson said Thursday after a meeting of housing authority members, commissioners and Augusta legislators, where all were briefed on the plan for Cherry Tree."(Some residents) thought MCG was going to get it, close...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-10-18/augustas-largest-public-
Augusta legislators plan meeting with commission

Augusta legislators and city commissioners will sit down to discuss local issues Tuesday

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-01-07/augusta-legisl
Commisison, delegation hope meeting leads to fewer legislative surprises

...10-year span. About half of that will be coming through Augusta," said state Rep. Wayne Howard, one of five Augusta legislators at a joint meeting with commissioners Tuesday.Former Commissioner Don Grantham, now a state De part ment of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-01-08/commisison-delegation-ho