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City's low disability standards spur fears of litigation, fines

...is waiting for direction for an ADA office from Jackson."People with disabilities should have access to the same basic services that other people do, and I think once we have an ADA coordinator in place, they will," he said.Jackson said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-06/citys-low-disability-sta
Government says airlines should disclose bag, seat fees

...wants to require that travelers be told upfront about basic services that aren't included in the price of a ticket and...would have to provide them information on fees for basic services, too, something most have been reluctant to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-21/government-says-airlines-s
Augusta Housing Authority approves operating budget with $800,000 deficit

...older vehicles in its fleet."We're not going to be able to replace items as often as we would," he said. "The basic services we provide to residents, we're going to keep up with those."Last fiscal year, the housing authority used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-28/augusta-housing-authorit
Sports teams might be spared from Detroit's uncertainty

...Spending that kind of money on an arena ? in a city where bankruptcy could mean laying off employees and scaling back basic services ? could draw some public resistance. Holdwick said funding for the project would come from tax increment dollars...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-19/sports-teams-might-be-spared-detr
Growth leads to more work

...Columbia County's population explosion: aspirin. "As time has gone by here, when you are not providing some basic services people expect, there are more and more concerns expressed by people about the county doing things people need...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/28/met_297286.shtml
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Rants & Raves

...am tired of seeing my property tax assessments raised to pay for all of this nonsense when we cannot even get the basic services our here in south Richmond County. There is a giant pothole on my road that has been knocking out front-end alignments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-06-26/rants-raves
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State keeps horde of lost money

...place, and no one but the rightful owner can touch it. While Georgia's government is short on cash to pay for basic services, the state has $384 million worth of loot at the Unclaimed Property Section of the state Department of Revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/01/met_383851.shtml
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Rants and raves

...FORT GORDON says it will "brace for cutbacks to basic services." This is aimed at the top brass in D.C. and...back when we won wars the grass cutting and other "basic services" were provided by the men in uniform and not by paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-01-17/rants-and-raves
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Corporate tax revenues bode well for state coffers

...government, which has been struggling with a four-year budget deficit that has cut about 6,000 jobs and undercut basic services such as education and law enforcement. In the first nine months of the fiscal year - from July 1 to March 31 - higher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/19/met_412695.shtml
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Bob Young: Questions and answers

...people have confidence in, that is providing the services in a responsive manner to the people in this community, the basic services that they need to sustain the quality of life that you would expect in Georgia's second-largest city. We have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/25/met_242849.shtml
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