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Davis seeks veto, hiring and firing, budgeting and other functions added to mayoral powers

...something and asks for approval later."The mayor insisted the announcement wasn't a "power grab" and that all Augusta legislators were "sensitive and open" to discuss making the changes."This is not about power; this is not an attempt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-20/mayor-seeks-more-powers
Commission seeks delegation help in Atlanta

...local elected officials agreed Thursday.The issue was the first of four discussed Thursday at a meeting of Augusta legislators, commissioners and new Mayor Hardie Davis, a former state senator."Our state folks are our partners, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-08/commission-seeks-delegat
Commissioners seek attorney general's opinion on SPLOST distribution to local non-profit entities

...elect to respond to the city's request, and at Commissioner Ben Hasan's suggestion, the city will also ask Augusta legislators to seek the same opinion by way of the office of legislative counsel.The matter goes before the full commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-01/commissioners-seek-ag-op
State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

Richmond County State Court Chief Judge Richard Slaby on Monday pressed Augusta legislators to support a bill that would legalize the "tolling" of misdemeanor sentences, something the Georgia Supreme Court recently ruled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/state-court-judge-urge
Commission, 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
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
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-
GBI interviews staff at Augusta YDC

...facility keys, resulting in a lockdown," the release says. The keys have not been recovered.Buckner told Augusta legislators earlier Tuesday that she could not provide any detail until the completion of the joint investigation."When that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-01-24/gbi-interviews-staff-a