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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
Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

ATLANTA -- Rural health care may get a needed boost under a proposed regulation change that would allow a hospital to downsize its services.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
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 that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-19/sports-teams-might-be-spared-detr
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
Health care component on women's preventative care goes into effect Aug. 1

...disease and prevent costly treatment in the future.After The Affordable Care Act was passed in March 2010, other basic services such as mammograms and screenings for cervical cancer became automatically covered under health plans with no cost...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-07-31/health-care-component-wo
A failed BID

...for what amounts to a luxury.We're simply going to have to put the arm on the city to step up and provide the basic services it's supposed to.Perhaps nowhere is this more vital than in the downtown area, the heart of the city. As one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-13/failed-bid
South Carolina lawmakers say no to tax increases

...spending plan has been reduced from $7 billion to $5 billion over the past two years. Continued cuts will dig into basic services, said House Ways and Means Chairman Dan Cooper, R-Piedmont.Most of the cuts will likely come from education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/south-carolina-elections/
South Carolina Statewide | Government | Metro
Fort tightens belt to be leaner

...looks a bit shabbier, but it's all part of an effort to minimize the pain from last year's cuts to the post's basic services.In 2010, Fort Gordon's base operating budget shrank by about 10 percent from the previous year.That money mainly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-17/fort-tightens-belt-be-leaner
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Incentives for movie industry might face veto

...film incentives last year, saying they weren't appropriate in a year when lawmakers were making drastic cuts to basic services. Then-Rep. Nikki Haley was among just seven House members who voted to sustain his veto.Now governor, Haley's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-14/incentives-movie-industry-mig
Metro | State Wire
Augusta orthodontist a national leader

...it seems that they do look at dental very heavily," he said. "I would think they are trying to maintain the basic services, the primary oral health care, making sure that kids have preventive care, necessary restorations and extractions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-06-17/augusta-orthodontist-nationa