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Savannah, Columbus hospitals spared from cuts

...budget is an improvement over the one originally proposed by retiring Commissioner Jim Martin, a holdover from the Barnes administration. Martin announced his resignation last month, a day before Perdue appointed seven new members to the board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/met_397344.shtml
Metro
Healthy step forward

...transfer and economic development. He's right. That's why the Perdue administration - and before that the Roy Barnes administration - made life sciences a top biotech economic development priority. The average wage in that industry, which is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/edi_444021.shtml
Editorials
Perdue seeks once-criticized debt

...That's a higher ratio than at any time during the Barnes administration. The debt limit measurement peaked at 6.5 percent...remember criticism of the bond packages until the Barnes administration was using it for pork and buying votes in an economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/met_401516.shtml
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State pushing for minority contracts

...smaller amounts, according to the department. Nearly everyone wants to see that percentage increase and Gov. Roy Barnes' administration has stepped up efforts to get the word out to minority vendors that the state wants to do business with them...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/13/bus_287087.shtml
Business
Barnes budgets funding for ex-neighbors

...look like pork, but pork -- as former Gov. Miller used to insist -- is in the eye of the beholder. And the Barnes administration doesn't behold this project as that. "There is a solid public policy reason underlying what they've recommended...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/11/met_252991.shtml
Metro
Andy Young remains outspoken in memoirs

...investment banker and the son of R.K. Sehgal, Georgia's former commissioner of Industry, Trade & Tourism in the Barnes administration."If I hadn't been so outspoken, Jimmy Carter wouldn't have wanted me," Young said. Although Carter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-11-02/andy-young-remains-outspoken
Latest News
Funding glitch stalls construction projects

...Health) that caused this to be so late was something that this administration inherited." During Gov. Roy Barnes' administration, Community Health used competitive bids to award a five-year, $350-million contract to Affiliated Computer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/21/met_444070.shtml
Metro | Augusta State University
Larry Walker leaves; Bobby Kahn returns

...friends. Rank-and-file schoolteachers were incensed at what they considered to be a lack of respect from the Barnes administration's well-intended education reform. State flag proponents were shocked when the Confederate battle flag design...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/14/op_404634.shtml
Opinion columns
First year challenged Perdue

...he settled for a referendum in March giving Georgia voters a choice between the blue flag adopted during Mr. Barnes' administration and a new flag based on Confederate history but without the St. Andrew's cross. Mr. Harbin said Mr. Perdue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/28/met_396199.shtml
Metro
Overcrowding, disparity among judges cause Georgia to rethink sentencing guidelines

...services in an attempt to stay out of the red, however, the sentencing report Mr. Perdue inherited from the Barnes administration is looking more attractive. Two sources speaking on condition of anonymity said plans are in the works to start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/28/met_392039.shtml
Metro