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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
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
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
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
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-
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
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